Ruth Owagage the Former Jinja Woman Member of Parliament has passed on.
According to close relatives, Owagage died last night between hospitals in Jinja as they struggled to find a health facility with oxygen to resuscitate her.
Owagage who represented Jinja in Parliament between 1996 and 2001, developed high blood pressure at about 10pm at her home at Kiira Road which is half a kilometre away from Jinja hospital where she was rushed but they found no oxygen.
At the time of her death, she was a commissioner at the Uganda Land Commission. She is a former headmistress of Wanyange Girls SSS, Jinja SSS. She also taught at Kisili High School in Nairobi.