Rt. Hon. Daniel Fred Kidega is the incumbent Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly, in office since 2014. He was born at St. Mary's Hospital Lacor, in Gulu Municipality on 10 December 1973. He attended Christ the King Demonstration School in Gulu for his elementary schooling. His father, Dusman Okee Sr. (5 January 1942 - 3 January 2016), is also the father of Norbert Mao. He transferred to Ntare School in Mbarara for his high school education. He studied at Kyambogo University, at that time called Kyambogo Polytechnic. He graduated from Kyambogo with a Diploma in Biochemistry. He then joined Uganda Christian University, graduating with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Later, he studied at Lund University in Lund, Sweden, obtaining a Diploma in International Trade and a Master of Science in International Trade.