Former Minister Eriyo passes on


NEWS– A former Member of Parliament  and currently a Board Member of Uganda Security Printing Company (USPC) Hon Jessica Eriyo has passed on.

Hon  Eriyo who was born in 1969, died on Friday from MD Anderson Hospital in Houston, Texas, United States, where she has been receiving cancer treatment.

The sad news were confirmed by the Minister for Presidency Hon Babirye Milly Babalanda where UPSC falls and its entirely supervised by the line-Minister.

Hon Eriyo, a former Member of Parliament, Cabinet Minister and Deputy Secretary General of the East African Community and was first diagnosed with cancer in September 2019.

Its reported that Hon Eriyo undertook rounds of chemotherapy and other treatments for three months at the hospital and there were reported improvements, but later she developed complications and the cancer had also reached an advanced in stage.

Hon Babalanda said that the government has formed a committee together with the family to plan for the burial of the late Hon Jesca Eriyo.

May Hon Eriyo’s Soul Rest In Eternal Peace.