“My son was poisoned”, Oulanyah’s father insists
OMORO– Mourners at the late Speaker Jacob Oulanyah’s burial in Omoro District were thrown into which after the late’s father revealed that his son was poisoned.
This comes after earlier reports that he had not been included on the list of people expected to speak at the funeral service and burial of his son.
Oulanyah died at the University of Washington Medical Centre in Seattle, US on March 20th 2022, where he was taken to receive specialised care for cancer.
“I’m not mourning in vain. I want to say it clearly. Jacob was poisoned. He told me. The poison affected his health so much and by the time he was flown out for treatment, it was too late. He could not recover” Mr Nathan Okori the father of Jacob Oulanyah.
Mzee Nathan Okori asked the current speaker Anita Among Annet to take on the roles Oulanyah was playing in his family since he had fathered them
“Madam Speaker, Anitah Among, you are now the speaker occupying the chair the late Jacob occupied. He was like a father to us. You have to take that position now and play that role as a parent. – Jacob Oulanyah’s father” Mzee Nathan Okori.