Oulanyah’s family to receive monthly allowance
As the nation is still struggling to comprehend the demise of the former Speaker Jacob Oulanyah who passed on last week in Seattle, United States of America where he was hospitalised, the Parliamentary Pension’s Amendment (No.2) Act of 2011 stipulates that the State looks after the deceased’s family.
Oulanyah legally divorced his second wife Winnie Amoo Okot in 2016. The estranged couple had two children together. The deceased also had children with his first wife who unfortunately passed on.
Below are some of the benefits Oulanyah’s family is going to enjoy.
According to part C, schedule 4 of the Parliamentary Pensions (Amendment) Act 2011, the spouse of or spouses of the speaker is entitled to a monthly allowance equivalent to 60 percent of the monthly allowance payable to the deceased speaker.
The spouse is also entitled to a one four-wheel chauffeur driven car with a cubic capacity of 3500 to 4000, two security guards and two domestic staff.
The spouse of the late speaker is also entitled to a health insurance policy of up to fourteen currency points per month.
A currency point according to the act is equivalent to twenty thousand shillings which means the spouse will get Shs 280,000 as monthly insurance.