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Singer Dizzy Nutts Galiwango dies after performing alongside Bebe Cool at Victoria Club 

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Ugandan music fraternity was plunged into mourning early Monday morning with the passing of veteran dancehall singer.

Dancehall singer Dizzy Nutts Galiwango died on Monday morning November 6th. The deceased was killed in a hit and run accident in Kireka, along Kampala-Jinja road.

Witness say Dizzy Nutts was returning home when the accident happened. Apparently he had performed alongside his boss Bebe Cool at Victoria Club before the accident took place.

Dizzy Nutts Galiwango. Photo/Courtesy

MC Cooler Man, an eye witness and a popular musician, says the accident happened around 2:00 am when they had just finished performing.

The singer explains that an unidentified Harrier coming from the Jinja side of the road ran over Dizzy Nutts who was standing outside Club Victoria in Kireka along the Kampala – Jinja highway.

MC Cooler further affirms that the Harrier driver was speeding at the time of the accident. The driver hit Dizzy Nutts and another person before he rammed into Bebe Cool’s Humvee.

Dizzy was severely injured while the other accident victim suffered broken legs. The Harrier driver sped off towards Kampala after causing the accident.

Victoria Club manager, Ssaka Mwebe, stated that Bebe Cool was sited in his vehicle with other friends when the accident happened. It’s not clear whether they also suffered injuries during the accident.

Bebe Cool. Photo/Instagram

Dizzy Nutts however succumbed to his injuries shortly after the tragic accident. He was rushed to a nearby hospital but doctors pronounced him dead upon arrival.

Dizzy Nutts was standing opening at the time of the accident, that explains why he suffered severe injuries that caused his death.

The other person who was also hit by the killer Harrier driver was admitted at the same hospital. Media reports indicate that he’s in a stable condition.

Dizzy Nutts is famous for his single ‘Fire Burn Dem’ in which he featured Bebe Cool. He remained a close friend of Bebe Cool until his untimely death.

The deceased singer is also remember for being caught up in Bebe Cool/Bobi Wine beef. Dizzy Nuts was beaten up by the Bobi Wine’s crew at the National Theatre way back in 2009 at the height of Bebe Cool/Bobi Wine’s beef.

May his soul rest in eternal peace!

 

 

 

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