Ugandan stand-up comedian Agnes Akite Opio, widely known as Agnes Akite, confronted a harrowing experience when she was attacked by thugs during the late hours of the night on her way home from a Quiz Night Session at the Logg In hangout spot in Najjera. The assailants struck near the entrance to her residence, inflicting severe injuries, including a head wound, and stealing her phones and belongings from her bag.
The incident occurred last Friday, resulting in Akite being hospitalized. After receiving treatment, she has been discharged and is currently recuperating at home. A statement posted on Facebook informed the public about the unfortunate incident and requested prayers for her recovery.
Agnes Akite has been active in the comedy scene for over eight years, gaining recognition for her role as Arach in the popular NTV series “The Hostel” before transitioning to stand-up comedy in 2014. She established herself further during the Effends comedy nights at Centenary Park and performances at Theatre Labonita.