On a sad note, we regret to inform you that, the speaker of Parliament of Uganda Jacob Oulanya is dead. This sad news has been confirmed and let out by the president of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni in a social media post.
“20th March, 2022 Countrymen and Countrywomen. 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 10.30am, East African time from People that have been with him and the doctor that was caring for him in the intensive care unit.” Yoweri Museveni informed the public.
The president further informed that he had reasons why he delayed the announcement of the death of Speaker Jacob Oulanya. And he asserted that he delayed it so that his children would be informed first as he saluted Oulanya for being a good cadre.
“He was a good Cadre. I delayed the announcement so that his children would be informed first. May His soul rest in eternal peace” he concluded the announcement. The cause of death has not been revealed and as it has been, it is still a mystery. Rest in Peace Jacob Oulanya.