FRESH UPDATE: Gov’t to Borrow 1.8 Billion for Speaker Oulanyah’s Burial Expenses

Minister of State for PlanningAmos Lugoloobi

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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 toย  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: ๐€-๐๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฌ ๐ฌ๐ž๐ซ๐ฏ๐ข๐œ๐ž๐ฌ โ€“ UGX 226m, ๐…๐ข๐ง๐š๐ง๐œ๐ž ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ข๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ž โ€“ UGX 248.7m ,๐€๐œ๐ก๐จ๐ฅ๐ข ๐Œ๐๐ฌ โ€“ UGX 312.9m, ๐’๐ž๐œ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ โ€“ UGX โ€“ 158.5m, ๐๐ฎ๐ซ๐ข๐š๐ฅ ๐ƒ๐š๐ฒ โ€“ UGX 1.1b and ๐…๐ฎ๐ž๐ฅ โ€“ UGX 124m.

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

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