“Uganda Has Lost A Key Leader” Kadaga Eulogies Oulanyah
Speaker Emeritus of 9th and 10th Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has paid tribute to her successor, Jacob Oulanyah who died on Sunday in US Seattle.
“At this trying moment, I send sincere condolences to the children, the mother and other members of Rt Hon Oulanyah s family as well as friends and relatives The NRM party,” she wrote on Twitter
Kadaga went on to describe Oulanyah as a key leader, “The Parliament and the Country have lost a key leader.”
Several other leaders have mourned the now fallen Speaker, writing glowing tributes dedicated to him.
“What a loss! What affliction has our country got! God take this pain away from our country. Rest in Peace without paid,” Health Minister Diana Atwine said.
Makerere Vice-Chancellor Barnabas Nawangwe said, “May his soul rest in peace. Rt. Hon. @JacobOulanyah is one of the most outstanding alumni of Makerere & his contribution to the university right from his days as a student when he served in various leadership roles including being Speaker of the Students Guild will be remembered.”