Ugandans collaborate in prayers for bedridden Speaker Oulanyah

By Website Writer; Speaker of the 11th Parliament of Uganda Rt Hon. Jacob Oulanyah is bedridden, we can affirmatively state.

Rt Hon. Jacob Oulanyah

Hon. Jacob Oulanyah was flown abroad in February 2022 after his health reportedly deteriorated beyond control.

He had earlier been discharged from Mulago National Referral Hospital where he had been admitted for weeks.

Rumors later indicated that Hon. Oulanyah had breathed his last but were officially declined by Vice Speaker, Rt Hon. Anita Annet Among.

Hon. Among trashed the reports as she revealed that the Speaker of Parliament was steadily recovering.

Since his installment as the Speaker of Parliament on May 2021, Hon. Oulanyah has hardly had more than two months of consistency in his work.

The Omoro County constituency legislator was first reported ill just a month after his first session, chairing the Parliament as a new speaker.

On Wednesday, March 16, 2022 rumors made rounds on social media about his worrying state again.

The news drove his family, public and fellow members of Parliament into deep panic.

Countless ‘Get Well’ messages from have since been shared on social media for Hon. Jacob Oulanyah.

Here are some of the messages;

Bobi Wine: Reports of the continuing ill health of Rt. Hon. Jacob Oulanyah have been of great concern. Over a week ago, I spoke to some family members and extended wishes for a quick recovery.  All of us, despite our different political affiliations should unite and pray for his recovery.

Leader of Oposition, Hon. Mathias Mpuuga: So much has been out there about the Speaker, Rt Hon Jacob Oulanyah! But in times like this, we need to unite and pray for his quick recovery. May my prayers reach God’s ears and make you well again. #GetWellSoonJO.

Charles Peter Mayiga: The Rt. Honourable Jacob Oulanyah, my prayers, and those of my family, are that God gives healing hands to the medical personnel taking care of your health leading to your full and quick recovery🙏🏾. CPM

Hon. Nyeko Derrick: We pray for you Rt Hon Jacob Oulanyah May the healing hand of God be upon you.

Milly Babalanda: I most humbly pray for the full recovery of my brother, Rt. Hon. Jacob Oulanyah Doctors treat but God heals. Amen! BMB

We wish him a quick recovery

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