Oulanyah Laid To Rest
Written by Sirusziki ZIKI on April 8, 2022
Volunteers rush to reinstate a tent that was lifted by a whirldwind over the casket containg body of Former Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah in Ajuri Primary school in Omoro Subcounty on Friday.
Former Speaker of Parliament Jacob L’Okori Oulanyah has finally been laid to rest.
Oulanyah’s body was lowered into the grave at 5:34 Pm at his home in Ayom Lony village in Lalogi Sub-county, Omoro District.
He was accorded a 17-gun salute.
There was a somber mood at the deceased’s home as his family, friends and relatives witnessed the body being lowered into the grave.
Earlier during a requiem mass at Ajuri Primary school, the Vice President Alupo who represented President Museveni delivered 50 million shillings to the late Oulanyah’s father Nathan Okori and another Shillings 20 million for the children of the deceased.
The President in a written statement read by Alupo promised to be close to the family of Oulanyah and support them.
Oulanyah 56 succumbed to cancer from Seattle in the United States of America on March 20. The deceased is survived by eight children and three grand children and several dependents.