Breaking News! Speaker Of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah Is Dead
By Uganda Online Media
Kampala: The Speaker of the 11th parliament Jacob Oulanyah has passed on in Seattle in the United States where he has been admitted since early last month. This has been confirmed by president Museveni in a tweet saying he got information on this sad news at 10.30 am
”It is with a lot of sadness that I announce the death of the Rt. Hon. Jacob Oulanyah, the Speaker of Parliament. I got information of this sad news at 10.30 am, East African time from People that have been with him and the doctor that was caring for him in the intensive care unit. He was a good Cadre. I delayed the announcement so that his children would be informed first”. Museveni Announced
Oulanyah was first admitted at Mulago Hospital in January this year before doctors referred him abroad for specialized treatment.
The Omoro County MP (Omoro District) was elected Speaker of Parliament on May 24, 2021, after defeating the former Speaker Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga. Oulanyah previously served as Deputy Speaker of Parliament from May 2011 to May 2021.