By our reporter

On Friday, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) President Patrick Amuriat dropped Kasese Woman MP Winnie Kiiza as Leader of Opposition and replaced her with Gulu Woman MP Betty Aol Ochan.

Who is the new Opposition Leader in parliament?

Betty Aol Ochan was born in 1958 and joined Parliament in 2006 on the FDC party ticket as MP for Gulu District.

Before that, she was the Local Councillor 5 for Gulu District between 1997-2006. Betty is a teacher by profession, having first attained a Diploma in Education from Makerere University in 1981.

She taught at Awere S.S 1985-1990 and Layibi College in Gulu between 1981-1985.

In 1995-1997 she worked at Mauritz Gulu as Program Officer. She then joined ACORD-Gulu in 1990-1995.

Education Background;

1981 Diploma in Education Diploma Makerere University

1990 Participatory Rural Development Certificate Certificate ACORD

1992 Social work Certificate in Development Studies Certificate UCAA/ACORD

1997 Certificate in Capacity Building for Elected Leaders Certificate FOWODE

2002 Bachelor of Development Studies Bachelors Degree Gulu University

2006 Bachelor of Development Studies Bachelors Degree Gulu University

2007 Certificate in Women and Public Policy Certificate Havard University

2007 Certificate in making Governmenance Gender Responsive Certificate Centre for Asia-Pacific Women in Politics

2011 Master of Development Studies Masters Degree Uganda Matyrs University

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