Despite scoring highly, the search committee, declined to recommend Professor Moses Joloba for appointment on grounds that there were several complaints against him. However, the committee noted that there was no conclusive report on the status of the complaints as well as disciplinary action by either management or Appointments Board.
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.
One of the councillors Francis Byamukama has now come out to deny that councillors ever met to append their signatures on the motion, adding that the list used was an attendance list for a different meeting.
Majidu Dhikusooka was dismissed by the partys executive committee following investigations into complaints that he was using his office to fleece people. The probe team which started its work in May, 2016, has since found him guilty of corruption, abuse of office, fraud, misconduct, misappropriation and mismanagement of funds.
Currently, Masaka Municipal councilors led by Joseph Mugerwa and Mariam Tusiime are plotting for censuring Kayemba on ground that he was illegally involved in land deals which saw him participate in the controversial sale of Masaka Municipal chambers.