Pallisa District Woman Member of Parliament, Faith Alupo has died aged 37. She breathed her last on Tuesday morning(15th September 2020) from Mulago Hospital where she had been receiving treatment.
Mr. Joseph Ongom, a relative to the deceased legislator has told Journalists that she had been receiving treatment for blood pressure and diabetes during her admission at Mulago Hospital.
Alupo joined Parliament in June 2018 through a by-election where she replaced Ms Agnes Amede who remained in the newly created Butebo District after it was cut from Pallisa.
The legislator’s death was first confirmed by Parliament on Tuesday afternoon.
Pallisa County MP Mr. Jacob Opolot and Mr. Michael Okurut, the Pallisa LC5 chairman had also expressed sorrow for the sudden death of Alupo saying it will not move out of people’s minds.
Alupo had participated in the just concluded NRM parliamentary primaries where she lost to Ms Kevin Kaala.
Some residents had earlier said her sudden death is a big blow to the family and to the people of Pallisa because she had embarked on various projects to help her constituents. ENDS