Patrick Amuriat Oboi is an Ugandan politician and the President of Democratic Change party.
Patrick Amuriat Oboi Biography, Age, DoB, Career, Politics, Background.
Amuriat was born in Soroti.
Patrick’s is widely known as POA, an abbreviation of his full name Patrick Amuriat Oboi.
Patrick Amuriat is son to John Amuriat and Elizabeth Aciro of Kumi and Omoro District respectively.
Patrick Amuriat did his Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) from Soroti Senior Secondary School between 1980 to 1984, he then went to Lango college school where he did his Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) from 1985-1986.
Patrick later would join Makerere University where he graduated with a diploma in education.
POA joined teaching profession for two years before heading back to Makerere for a degree in Construction Engineering before upgrading to a masters.
Amuriat started out as a career man, having a short in public service working with Kumi district for one year as district engineer, he was also technical advisor for care international.
POA then crossed into politics.
Amuriat was elected Member of Parliament for Kumi district, a post he held from 2001 to 2016. He was part of the Parliamentary Advocacy Forum, PAFO chaired by one of our most respected elders Hon. Augustine Ruzindana.
It is during this time that he became part of the historic events that gave birth to what immediately became the most popular party, the Forum Democratic Change (FDC).
POA was also chairman of the Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE).
Patrick Amuriat Oboi is a forner Member of Parliament for Kumi district.