By Our Reporter
KAMPALA: Rt. Hon. Anita Among the deputy Speaker of Parliament has called on the public to disregard rumors about Speaker Jacob Oulanyah’s health saying he is still alive.
Oulanyah was flown to the United States last week where he is currently receiving treatment.
Over the week, social media was washed that Oulanya’s health had deteriorated have while Other rumors claimed that the speaker had died.
However, in a tweet, Among dismissed the rumors saying they are baseless and unfounded.
Among confirmed that Oulanyah is still under treatment and asked Ugandans to continue praying for him for a speedy recovery.
“Fellow Countrymen and Women, Our leader and brother the Rt Hon. Jacob Oulanyah is receiving treatment as recommended by the doctors. Disregard the falsehoods making rounds on social media about his health. I ask all people of good will to pray for a speedy recovery for him.” Among said.
Last week, Among finally confirmed to Members of Parliament that Oulanyah was unwell and that he had been flown to U.S on February 4, 2022, for specialized treatment.
Among also noted that she had talked to the Speaker who assured her that he was feeling better.
“I spoke to Rt Hon. Jacob Oulanyah before I came to the House today and he is in good moods. He told me to tell the Members that he loves them,” Among told parliament.
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