The district has been embroiled in a fight over the leadership pf the District Service Commission, since the end of the tenure of the previous commission one year ago. The bickering pits the District Executive Committee against the District Council.
In his judgment read by the Kabale High Court Registrar, Didas Muhumuza this morning, Justice Moses Kazibwe Kawumi dismissed the petition with costs, saying it lacks merit. He noted that the temporary removal of Twinamatsiko and Tushemereirwe from office and appointment of other officers to serve in their offices for a defined doesn’t amount to irreparable injury.
According to the Assistant Town Clerk Fort Portal Municipal Council, John Bosco Rusoke, without an approved budget, it means that council won’t have mandate to receive or pay any money with effect from July 1, 2019. He also says that they won’t be allowed to collect any revenue.
Francis Kiwanuka, the Lyantonde District Engineer, and Moses Ndawula Lyantonde Chief Finance Officer, are accused of switching double cabin engines with that of another car. An investigation conducted by the District Public Accounts Committee showed that the Engines of two vehicles belonging to the district had been changed without the approval of the district council.
Okao is accused of flouting the Public Procurement and Assets Disposal Act- PPDA when he allegedly forged the district contracts committee minutes and fraudulently awarded contracts worth more than 600 million Shillings.
Ssesimba was interdicted on 18th April 2012 by the Chief Administrative Officer Joyce Nambozo on the orders of Dr. Diana Atwine, the head of the Medicines and Health Service Delivery Monitoring Unit under State House. He was accused of embezzlement of funds and forgery.
Jose Jimmy Walamoe Lorwor, the deputy Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Soroti district has been detained by Police, for abuse of office. Lorwor was arrested on Friday afternoon jointly with Jolly Nakiru, the Principal Treasurer of Moroto Municipal Council.
An interdiction letter dated March 10th, 2015 accused Ssegawa of making double payments since 2013 with intentions to defraud the district. It is copied to the Permanent Secretaries in the Ministry of Public Service, Local Government, Finance, The District Chairman, and department heads.
The Courts consist of independent persons other than the LC Committee members and have jurisdiction over limited civil matters and petty criminal offenses. They also deal with cases governed by customary law including property, interstate inheritance, and marital disputes.
Patrick K. Mutabwire, the permanent secretary ministry of local government has written to Nakaseke Chief Administrative Officer saying the committee has found not substantial grounds warranting the removal of the town clerk.
Augustine Rukiika Bujara, the Kabale Municipality town clerk, has been arrested by Police for misuse of office. Bujara was arrested on Thursday afternoon by Police. He is accused of diverting money meant for road construction.
The chairman LC 5 of Luweero district Abdul Nadduli initially workshops were important for capacity building and sharing ideas but today they are more less for get together parties and conduit for embezzling government funds.
The Chief Administrative Officer Bushenyi has finally consented to the district council resolution to interdict the Principal Personnel Officer for alleged misuse of office. In the letter dated 12 June 2013 signed by the Bushenyi CAO Lillian Nakamatte, the Principal Personnel Officer Pauline Nakayenga was ordered to leave her office pending investigations from the district Public Accounts Committee.
Charles Nsubuga Kiberu, the Sembabule Chief Administrative Officer has left the country days after failing to account for 193 million shillings meant to reconstruct a community polytechnic in the district.