By Frank Kamuntu
Kampala: Pallisa District Woman Member of Parliament Faith Alupo has passed on from Mulago National Referral Hospital, at a section gazetted to treat VVIP COVID-19 patients, sources said on today September, 15 2020.
According to our sources from Mulago, the MP had symptoms associated with COVID-19 which included difficulty in breathing even though the Ministry of Health Spokesperson Emmanuel Ainebyoona could neither confirm nor deny but noted that the ministry would issue a statement over the matter.
Faith Alupo (9 October 1983 – 15 September 2020) was elected to that in June 2018 declared and confirmed the new Member of Parliament for Pallisa district under the ruling National Resistance Movement party.
This was after Achola Catherine Osupelem, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Woman Member of Parliament Candidate for Pallisa district was disqualified by the electoral commission from the race for using nomination names that did not tally with those on her academic qualification.
Alupo has been in married with a professional background in social work. In 1997, she completed her Primary Leaving Examinations at Pallisa Girls Primary School. In 2001, Alupo attained her Uganda Certificate of Education at Pal and Lisa College.
In 2003, she obtained Uganda Advanced Certificate at MM College Wairaka. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Social Administration at Uganda Christian University, Mukono in 2007. After four years (in 2011), Faith joined Law Development Centre, Kampala and attained Certificate in Law.
Between 2007-2008, she began her first job as a field worker at the Office of Probation found in Makindye Division. From 2008 to 2009, she worked as the field interviewer at Uganda Bureau of Statistics.
From 2010 to 2011, she started working at the Sub-County level as the Election Officer at Electoral Commission, Pallisa. From 2018 to 2020, she served as a Member of Parliament at the Parliament of Uganda.