The Speaker of the Ugandan parliament has died while admitted to a hospital in the United States.
President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda announced Jacob Oulanyah’s death in a tweet on Sunday. “Countrymen and Countrywomen, It is with a lot of sadness that I announce the death of the Rt. Hon. Jacob Oulanyah, the Speaker of Parliament,” Museveni wrote.
He added that he got the information of Oulanyah’s death at 10:30 a.m. local time from a doctor that was caring for him in the intensive care unit. Museveni hailed Oulanyah as a good cadre of the ruling National Resistance Movement party to which the two subscribe.
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