The ministry acted on a tipoff from a whistleblower who indicated that Waiswa's academic documents did not corroborate with the institutions he claims to have studied from. The whistleblower further stated that several civil servants in Mayuge district acquired their jobs after bribing the District Service Commission.
The campaign leading to the National Integrity Awards is targeting individuals who exhibit acts of integrity, honesty, moral value. These may include, among others, people whose actions help the government to save money, that would otherwise have been lost, those who report issues of corruption and those helping people at the lowest levels.
Eng. Frank Kitumba was evicted by a team from the University Estates, Works Directorate, security guards and police officers in what his lawyers described the eviction as unfortunate and contempt of the law.
According to Sikahwa, they registered a number of complaints from job applicants implicating Kayinga for soliciting bribes from them with promises of helping them to secure public service jobs in the district.
In the letter, a copy of which URN has seen, Ntimba, says Monday has been interdicted from duty for failure to comply with section F-S of the Uganda Public Service Standing Orders 2010 thus leading public service into disrepute.
Martin Byakuleka, the President CLOUD, says they are now calling for the boycott of Tufts University as it has allowed a Ugandan who has participated in killing democracy to enjoy the freedoms of American democracy.
John Longolio, the Senior Assistant Secretary who is currently in charge of the office of Nabilatuk Chief Administrative Officer, says they expect their first salary in August because of some technical delays.
The minister said although it is not the interest of government to sack any civil servant, it would invoke provisions of the public service standing orders to deal with striking civil servants who would refuse to work.
Robert Mugabe Kakyebezi, the Mbarara Municipal Mayor, says several drivers have approached him on the exorbitant fees. Kakyebezi says he has scheduled a meeting between the contractor and the drivers to streamline their relationship.
According to the Permanent secretary in the ministry, Catherine Bitarakwate Musingwire, out of the 4,000 civil servants who were initially affected, some 2,500 people turned up and updated their details while the rest who have not showed up have been considered as ghosts.
In the letter, President Museveni says that the practice has led to mismanagement of the government payroll including persistent supplementary funding requests due to wage bill overruns which undermine the credibility of the budget. He adds that if not well checked, the practice can easily lead to unsustainability of the wage bill leading to accumulation of salary arrears.