Nuwagaba had spent 17months out of university service following his dismissal on May 23rd, 2018 by the University Appointments Board for alleged extortion and bribery. However, the university Human Resource Director, Richard Mugisha reinstated Nuwagaba in a September 10th, 2019 letter and deployed him as the Chief Custodian of the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology –CEDAT.
They were demoted by the appointments board on the basis of findings of the disciplinary committee that the two, failed to prevent marks fraud in their dockets. They were charged with incompetence in the performance of prescribed duties.
On Tuesday, the tribunal was supposed to hear a case involving three sacked Makerere University officials, Judith Sanyu, Walter Onen and Mathias Tumwebaze. However their case failed to take off after they were asked to file their defense. The university lawyers requested for more time to study the matter.
In a statement released shortly after the meeting which ended at 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the Council members resolved that matters relating to the suspension of staff any other matter concerning the governance of the university be handled in accordance with the laws, policies and procedures governing the University.
Members of staff had rejected his latest reappointment to the university council over his alleged role in the arbitrary amendment of the Human Resources Manual and disregarding procedures in approving administrative structures, among several other reasons.
She is facing two counts related to the use of offensive language and denting the university image, contrary to provisions of the Universitys Human Resources Manual and in total disregard of a warning dated March 6, 2017, according to Andrew Abunyang, the Makerere University Director Human Resource.
Andrew Abunyang, the Director Human Resources directed Nuwagaba to immediately hand over University properties to the college principal. Abunyang says upon on handing over, the Principal should give Nuwagaba a clearance letter to present to the University Bursar to enable processing of his dues and any monies that he may be owing the University.