Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga on Wednesday made her first appearance at Parliament to mourn the former Speaker of Parliament Jacob
deputized Kadaga in the 10th Parliament between 2011 to 2021.
However, Kadaga’s bid for a third term in office was ended by Oulanyah after he
garnered 310 votes against 197 votes.
the seat, Kadaga, who is the incumbent Kamuli District Woman Representative,
also the First Deputy Prime Minister in charge of the East African Community
Affairs has never attended parliament sessions.
Recently, during the laying of the Ministerial Policy Statements, Ibrahim
Ssemujju Nganda, the Kiira Municipality MP tasked Prime Minister Robinah
Nabbanja to explain Kadaga's continued absence from Parliament.
Kadaga signed the condolence book at Parliament. Kadaga described Oulanyah as a committed leader
who loved his work and research to ensure excellence at work.
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the late Oulanyah severally differed on who should chair plenary sittings and
taking trips abroad.
widened in June 2020 after Oulanyah attended a plenary session to demand that a
displeasure motion against him is expunged from the records of Parliament.
Oulanyah complained the motion was passed in bad taste and handled in
contravention of the rules of procedure.
died on Sunday, March 20 at a hospital in Seattle, United States of America. His body is expected in the country on Friday
and will be buried on April 8.
Ochola's journalism career begun from Radio King 90.2 FM in Gulu around 2009, and Radio Rupiny 95.7 Fm under Vision Group in 2012. He also reported for Mighty Fire 91.5 Fm, Kitgum in 2015 before joining Wizarts Foundation in 2017.
He has been reporting for Uganda Radio Network (URN) since 2017 before being posted as Bureau Chief Kitgum, and latr Gulu between 2018 - 2021. Currently, he reports from Parliament.