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I HAVE VIEWED OULANYAH’S BODY ON YOUR BEHALF: Speaker Anita Among Denies MPs Chance to Look at Jacob Oulanyah’s Body


Speaker of Parliament Anita Annet Among has ruled that MPs will not be allowed to view the body of Jacob L’Okori Oulanyah, the late speaker of the 11th Parliament. 

Speaker Oulanyah died on March 20. (Read Story Here).

Oulanyah’s body was returned on April 01 amidst tears at the Entebbe International Airport. (Read Story Here).

The former speaker’s body was taken to his home in Muyenga, Kampala, on April 03. (Read Story Here).

By publication time, a special sitting to pay tribute to Oulanyah was still underway. (Read Story Here).

While Ugandans are normally allowed to view bodies of deceased senior officials before burial, Among has ruled that MPs will not look at Oulanyah’s body.

During the special sitting, Bukomansimbi North MP Christine Nandagire asked speaker Among to allow MPs view the body of the former speaker.

But Among said she had already viewed the body on behalf of Parliament.

The speaker noted that she had even dressed Oulanyah’s body in parliament attire.

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