Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah’s convoy on Sunday knocked a four-year-old girl at Laneno Ber Parish, Lakwana Sub-county in Gulu District, killing her on spot.
Oulanyah, according to Daily Monitor, was campaigning for Omoro MP seat in NRM primaries which he won, according to provisional results.
The killed child was identified as Betty Akullu, a nursery pupil at Laneno Nursery and Primary School.
She was returning from school with three others, according to Lakwana Sub-county chairperson, Patrick Otika.
He said the convoy was over speeding.
Aswa Region Police spokesperson, Jimmy Patrick Okema, told the newspaper the girl’s body was still lying at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital morgue awaiting a post-mortem.