Silage Byamungu, the Ishaka Division LC V councilor, says PAC has spent four months without operating and no explanation has been provided to the top district leadership.
Today’s council session was dominated by calls for explanation as to why the PAC chairperson was suspended.
Administrative Officer, Elias Byamungu has come under fire from the district
leadership for suspending Emanuel Karasi, the Public Accounts Committee-PAC
Chairperson under unclear circumstances.
said to have suspended Emanuel Karasi following disagreements over
accountability issues. During the council session on Tuesday, councilors
demanded explanation on why the PAC chairperson was suspended.
Katwarana, the Nyakabirizi Division councilor wonders why the Chief Administrative
Officer suspended the PAC chairperson without the knowledge of the council.
the Nyabubare Sub county councilor, says they have reliably learnt that the CAO
has personal issues with the PAC, which shouldn’t be mixed with official work.
the Ishaka Division LC V councilor, says PAC has spent four months without
operating and no explanation has been provided to the top district leadership.
the suspended PAC chairperson couldn’t be reached for comment as his known
telephone contacts were switched off.
the Bushenyi Chief Administrative Officer, says he only instituted a committee
to investigate the chairperson for allegedly presenting forged academic
documents after receiving a tip from a whistle blower.
He says the whistle
blower provided the district leadership with vital information about the PAC chairperson’s
academic documents and they asked him to step aside and pave way for
He claims that
Karasi stopped appearing in office after learning that he was being
investigated for allegedly uttering false documents.