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Fallen Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah to be laid to rest in April

The fallen Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah’s body will arrive in Uganda on Sunday day 27th March 2022 at 2:00pm in Entebbe International Airport. Oulanyah died in Seattle, USA where he was admitted in February.

Oulanyah died at a hospital in Seattle in the United States of America, following an illness that kept him out of duty since the beginning of this year.

“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,” tweeted President Museveni, sending waves of shock across the country.

According to the tentative burial program released by Minister for presidency Mary Babalanda, the election and swearing in of the New Speaker of Parliament of Uganda will be conducted on Friday 25th March 2022.

Oulanyah’s body will be taken to Parliament on Thursday, 31st March 2022. On Friday 1st April 2022 there will be Mass Service at Namirembe Cathedral led by the Archbishop Dr. Stephen Kazimba and the body will be airlifted to Lalogi in Omoro for the Burial on Saturday 2nd April 2022 beginning at 10:00am.

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