Speaker of Parliament Nnalongo Anita Annet Among addressed false social media reports, asserting that she gave birth to her twins in Uganda. Stressing the importance of public trust in the local health sector, Among urged citizens to have confidence in the country’s healthcare system.
During a courtesy visit to hospitalized legislator Muhammad Ssegirinya, who is recovering from severe heartburn and head complications, Among shared insights into her recent return from maternity leave. She took the opportunity to encourage Ugandans to trust the capabilities of local medical professionals.
Reflecting on his health struggles, Ssegirinya acknowledged a shift in perspective and likened himself to a young kid in matters of physical well-being. His narrative highlights the vulnerability associated with health challenges, serving as a reminder of life’s unpredictable nature.
Amidst the hospital ambiance, Speaker Among interfaced with the media, dispelling speculations about giving birth abroad: “I gave birth here in Uganda at Kampala hospital.” She emphasized the need for people to build confidence in the country’s health systems, countering the untrue claims circulating on social media.