Pallisa Woman MP Faith Alupo dies in Mulago hospital

The late MP Faith Alupo
The late MP Faith Alupo

Pallisa, Uganda | URN | Pallisa Woman MP Faith Alupo is dead. Alupo passed on Tuesday 15, September 2020 from Mulago hospital.

Alupo lost in the recently concluded ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party primaries to Kevin Kaala Ojinga.

Jacob Opolot the Pallisa County MP said that they are yet to find out the cause of death. He says that her death is a shock since she hasn’t been sick.

Hellen Kawesa the assistant director communication & public Affairs of parliament says that parliament will issue a statement regarding Alupo’s death. She says the cause of death is still being investigated.

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Alupo came into parliament in June 2018 after the former Forum for Democratic Change’s (FDC) Woman MP candidate for Pallisa, Catherine Achola was disqualified by the Electoral Commission (EC) from the race on grounds that the names she had used for nomination do not tally with those on her academic qualification.