JACOBS STATE FUNERAL: Ex. Speaker Oulanyah’s body at Kololo

President Museveni, who has not publicly spoken out about the Late Oulanyah since he issued the death announcement via twitter on March 20, is expected to be the chief mourner at today’s event.

By DailyNews Ug Parliamentary Correspondent,
The body of the late speaker of parliament Jacob Oulanyah has been taken to Kololo ceremonial grounds where a special state funeral service is to be held in his honor.

The state service is to be officiated by President Museveni with the main celebrant being the Church of Uganda Archbishop Kazimba Mugalu.

Hundreds line up along Entebbe-Kampala road to pay last respects to former Speaker, Hon, Jacob Oulanyah – NBS Television

On Tuesday, Oulanyah’s body spent the night at parliament where legislators paid tribute to the deceased.

According to the minister for the presidency Milly Babalanda, only 1,500 have been invited to attend the event at Kololo ceremonial grounds including MPS, Ministers and family of the deceased among others.

After today’s service, Oulanyah’s body will be airlifted to Lalogi village in Omoro District to give chance to the local people to mourn for their great son.

The Lt Rt Hon. Jacob Oulanyah's Body Convoy Leaves His Home In Muyenga To The Parliament - YouTube

Oulanyah who succumbed to multiple organ failure will be buried on Friday at this ancestral home in Omoro.


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