Gulu University is set to award a Posthumous Honorary Doctorate of Law to former Speaker of Parliament Jacob L’Okori Oulanyah.
The move initiated by the government through the Ministry of Education and Sports seeks to recognize the fallen speaker’s contribution to legal practice in the country.
Dr.Joyce Moriko Kaducu, the State Minister for Primary Education says her Ministry will work with Gulu University for the award that recognizes Oulanyah’s brain in legal practices as well as the national guidance he offered the Parliament.
Kaducu made the revelation during an emergency full council meeting held jointly by the local council governments from Acholi, Lango, and West Nile Sub-regions. Chris Ongom, the Vice Chairman of the Uganda District Council Speakers Association told journalists that the fallen speaker of Parliament deserves the posthumous honorary award. END.