URA Commissioner General Doris Akol gives Birth To Twins at Age 48

By Our Business Reporter

DAILYNEWS UG |KAMPALA|Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Commissioner General Doris Akol has given birth to Twins at the age of 48, DailyNewsUG reports.

According to a source close to the family, the twins and the mother are in good health.

In a photo that this website has received, Akol and her husband are seen looking happy as they carry their newly born babies while at the hospital.

Akol, 48, was appointed to the position of URA Commissioner General by Maria Kiwanuka, the then Ugandan Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, on Monday, 27 October 2014.

The URA Board and Finance Minister Matia Kasaija last week recommended renewal of her contract to President Yoweri Museveni.

Okol, who took over the reins at the tax body in 2014, is aged 48.

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The Commissioner General is said to have kept her pregnancy a stealthy affair to the extent that many of the folks in her circles were until recently, unaware.

URA’s Communications Director Mr Ian Rumanyika confirmed the development while speaking to us on the side-lines of the URA’s Tax Payers Appreciation Week event at the Kololo Independence Grounds.

While Rumanyika declined to divulge the details of his boss’s delivery, he said the Authority was happy for her.

“As URA we congratulate her and we are happy that she became a Nalongo, (mother of twins),” he said.

The good news for Mrs Akol, found her on course to secure another 4 year term at the helm of URA.

Last week, Finance Minister Matia Kasaija and the URA board recommended renewal of her contract to President Yoweri Museveni.

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