Who is Jessica Alupo? Her Full Biography, Age, Husband, Net Worth, Children and More

Posted on Jun 09, 2021
By Sean Musa Carter
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President Yoweri Kaguta Tibuhaburwa Museveni appointed Jessica Rose Epel Alupo as the new  Vice President of Uganda replacing Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi but not everyone knows who she is, we give you her full biography and all you need to know.

Who is Jessica Alupo?

Alupo is now Uganda’s second female vice president after Specioza Wandira Kazibwe after being appointed by Museveni and approved by the August House.

Jessice Alupo is a politician, educationist and former military officer who was born on May 23th 1974, making her currently 47 years old.

Below is a Summary of her Profile:

Place of birth: Katakwi


Primary: Apuuton Primary School, Katakwi

O-level: Kangole Girls School

A-level: Ngora High School

Worked as school canteen attendant and Attended Cadet Course at Uganda Junior Staff College in Jinja

In 1997: Graduated with Bachelor of Arts Degree (Linguistics and Political Science) – Makerere University

Jessica Alupo Husband: Married to Major Innocent Tukashaba

Taught at Katakwi High School

Instructor at the Uganda Urban Warfare Training School, Singo, Nakaseke District

Served as an intelligence officer for Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI)

Alupo's Political History:

2001: Elected Katakwi District Woman MP (on NRM ticket)

2006: Re-elected Katakwi Woman MP

2008: Master of Arts Degree International Relations and Diplomacy (Makerere University)

2008: Diploma in Public Administration and Management (Uganda Management Institute – UMI)

2009: Appointed state minister for youth and children affairs

2010: Master’s Degree Public Administration and Management (Makerere University)

2011: Re-elected Katakwi Woman MP

2011: Appointed Minister of Education and Sports replacing Geraldine Namirembe Bitamazire

2016: Lost Parliamentary election, dropped from cabinet

2021: Elected Katakwi Woman MP

June 08, 2021: Named Vice President of Uganda.

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