Minister of State for Planning Amos Lugoloobi

The Government of Uganda has this afternoon Tuesday tabled a request to Parliament, to borrow Shs1.8 billion to cater for the funeral expenses of the Late Speaker Jacob Oulanyah.

The request has been presented by Minister of State for Planning Amos Lugolobi tabling a statement on Statutory revision of the Budget of Vote 104 (Parliamentary Commission ) for FY 2021/22 by Shs1.8bn to facilitate burial expenditures for late Rt Hon Jacob Oulanyah.

 

According to  Parliamentary Pensions (Amendment), it requires that 30% of the gross annual salary of the Speaker or Deputy Speaker who dies in office shall be used towards the funeral expenses.

 

According to a summarized budget seen by this website, Oulanyah’s burial/funeral will cost UGshs2.5 billion, to be spent as follows: 𝐀-𝐏𝐥𝐮𝐬 𝐬𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐬 – UGX 226m, 𝐅𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐞 – UGX 248.7m ,𝐀𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐢 𝐌𝐏𝐬 – UGX 312.9m, 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐲 – UGX – 158.5m, 𝐁𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐃𝐚𝐲 – UGX 1.1b and 𝐅𝐮𝐞𝐥 – UGX 124m.

The body of Late Speaker Jacob Oulanyah is  expected to arrive in Uganda this Friday from Seattle, USA.