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Parliament has been adjourned to allow MPs to bury Kibuule's twins

Parliament Adjourned to Allow MPs Bury Minister Kibuule’s Twins

Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah this afternoon showed up in the chambers only to be welcomed by a handful of ‘cold-bloodied’ legislators, prompting him to adjourn the sitting. He said that there were no ministers on the front desk to respond to issues raised on the floor because most of them had travelled to attend the burial.
posted onMay 15, 2019
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By Max Patrick Ocaido

Parliament has adjourned Wednesday sitting to allow MPs attend the burial ceremony of State minister for Water Ronald Kibuule’s twins who drowned on Monday evening.

Kibuule, also Mukono North County MP lost his twins; Raymon Kato and Rayden Wasswa after they drowned at the family swimming pool their palatial home in Mbalala, Mukono district. The two year old twins are set to be buried on Wednesday afternoon in Kapeke Village, Mukono.

Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah this afternoon showed up in the chambers only to be welcomed by a handful of ‘cold-bloodied’ legislators, prompting him to adjourn the sitting. He said that there were no ministers on the front desk to respond to issues raised on the floor because most of them had travelled to attend the burial.

“We have some emergencies to handle; to support a colleague who is a member of this House following a tragedy that has befallen him. So we will not be able to proceed. All ministers, committee chairpersons and other MPs are already there [to attend the burial of Hon Kibuule’s twins]. So, House adjourned to tomorrow [Thursday],” Oulanyah said.

MPs were today expected to among others pass the Roads Bill, 2018 and start processing the National Budget.

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