Democratic Party (DP) President General Norbert Mao has spoken out on the health condition of Jacob Oulanyah, the Speaker of the 11th Parliament.
Among, Mao and Owiny-Dollo flew to the US to check on Oulanyah amidst rumors that the speaker has died. (Read Story Here).
The rumors of Oulanyah’s death spread after Wikipedia published an update claiming he had breathed his last. (Read Story Here).
WHAT MAO SAYS AFTER VISITING SPEAKER OULANYAH
According to Mao, the Oulanyah is still hospitalized.
In a short statement, the DP leader said the speaker was “very ill” and “deserves our prayers.”
Mao also called on Ugandans to respect the privacy of the speaker’s family.
“I’m with the CJ, the D/Speaker, the Health Minister and the Speaker’s brother in Seattle where the Speaker is hospitalized,” said Mao.
“A man who is very ill deserves our prayers. Above all let’s respect his privacy and that of his family.”
Several Ugandans have been reacting to the Oulanyah’s death rumors. (Read NUP leader Bobi Wine’s reaction here).
Opposition FDC has also sent a message to the speaker. (Read Story Here).