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MZEE SILVESTO OKUL May 5, 1940 - May 18, 2024

Date of Funeral

May 25, 2024

Date of Birth: 5th May 1940

Date of Death: 18th May 2024                      

Parents:  King African Rifle (KAR) Officer Abernego Olet and Imat Catherine Akello

Mzee was married to Imat Joyce Akullo of Tekere Mua Otiratok for 60 years.


  • Walter Olila (RIP)
  • Richard Okodi a k.a Silvesto Okul
  • Ogwang John Kennedy (RIP)
  • ASP Hadson Felican Ocen
  • WOII George Samuel Ogwang
  • Hellen Auma
  • Nelson Otim
  • Ogwang James (RIP)
  • Akullo Margaret (RIP)
  • Olila Milton (RIP)
  • Ajok Karen
  • Akello Merry Adwanya (Adebe)
  • Adong Genty
  • Apio Josephine
  • Apio Joan (Twin)
  • Ocen Benson (Twin)
  • Humfrey George Okello


  • Olet Patrick k.a J.J. Approved
  • Dickson Ogwang
  • Betty Emul Ochan
  • Jasper Okodi
  • Eddie Morris Ogweng
  • Irene Ekit (RIP)
  • Peter Olila (RIP)
  • Richard Munaba okul
  • Eunice Akullo
  • Morris Odongo Abba


  • Daphine Achola Ogwang
  • Anna Faith Akullo Ogwang
  • Christine Among
  • Emmanuel Okul
  • Donald Ocen
  • Solomon Okodi
  • Ezra Olet
  • Moses Ogwang
  • Darius Ogweng
  • David Thompson Okul Ogwang
  • Esther Randi Ogwang
  • Solomon Mukombozi Ogwang
  • Brenda Ayero
  • Michael Okul
  • Felix Erong
  • Peace Atedo
  • Bridgette Akullu
  • James Odada
  • Queen Akide Martha
  • Emul Cheryl
  • Akello Chevone
  • Akullo Cynthia
  • Akullo Shiprah Ogweng
  • Emul Azariah Ogweng
  • Ogweng Asher Ogweng
  • Okodi Ephraim Ogweng
  • Akide Amaria Ogweng
  • Sam Okok
  • Akullo Miriam
  • Acio Robina
  • Among Monica
  • Ogwang Jerrald
  • Okul Deo
  • Among Prescutor
  • Ogwal Innocent
  • Akullo Rachel
  • Ayugi Nnam
  • Allele Mercy
  • Ogweng Yousuf Joshua
  • Acen Blessings Hope
  • Emul Sarah (RIP)
  • Okul Isaac (RIP)

Great Grandchildren

  • Kezia Q Ranny Auma
  • Amoi Keila

Education and Career Background

  • Mzee Silvesto Okul went through the old British System of Education under the General Certificate of Education
  • He acquired skills that show him practice at an all-around professional who knew many skills ranging from Brick laying and concrete practice, Carpentry and Joinery, Tailoring and finally as a Russian Trained Technisan/ Engineer he worked at Lira at Uganda Spinning Mill Ltd. As Machine Operator’s Foreman until the closer of the Industrial due to the Insurgents in Northern Uganda.
  • In the community, he was the first Resistant Council Chairman of the NRM regime in his area;
  • He served as Vice Chairman Parent Teachers Association (PTA), Aculbanya Secondary School for 20 years;
  • He served as Head of Laity at his local Church, St. Matthias Baramindyang Archdeaconry for 30 years;
  • He engaged in productive commercial agriculture and served as a businessman who taught many the art of socio-economic transformation.
  • He has been a full-time parent and a faithful family man for the last 60 years.

There will be a Funeral Service at Baramindyang St. Mathias Archdeaconry Kole Vicarage on Friday, 24th May 2024 starting at 10:00am followed by vigil at his home at Kuluyago Village in Kole staring at 04:00pm.

Burial will take place at his ancestral home in Kuluyago, Village Telele Parish, Ayer-Kole District on Saturday, 25th May 2024 starting at 10:00am.

Informed are: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Uganda Mission in Sudan, the Rt. Hon Speaker and MPs, Parliament of Uganda, the Clerk to Parliament and the Parliament Commission and the UNESCO and the UN Family Directors, Management, Parents and Student of Legacy Collage Apach,His Highness the Won Nyaci Lango Cultural Foundation and the  Owitong me Lango, the Entire Tekere Pala Ocol-Lango, Archbishop of the  Province of the Church of Uganda, His Grace Dr. Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu, the Bishop of Lango Diocese, Prof Dr. Alfred Olwa and the Bishop Ceaser Nina Otim, Victory Outreach, Rev.Dr.Johnson Ogema, Ministries Lira,Lango Parliamentary Group and Kole Local Government Relatives, Friends and in-laws.

The archdeacon of St. Mathias Baramindyang Archdeaconry Ven. Rev.Joel Elel is requested to prepare and coordinate the Funeral service and burial Ceremony 



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