According to Manume, he decided to resign from his position in accordance with the local government act Cap 243 Article 20 (c) (i), which gives room to the member of the executive to resign.
The resignation letter tendered in by Manume
The Bunyangabu District LC V Vice Chairperson, John Manume has resigned to join public service. This follows his appointment at Mountains of the Moon University-MMU in Fort Portal Tourism City.
Manume, who has been vice-chairperson since the creation of
the district in 2017 has also been the Katebwa sub-county LC V councilor. According to Manume, he decided to resign from his position in accordance with the
local government act Cap 243 Article 20 (c) (i), which gives room to the member
of the executive to resign.
Section 19 (3) of the same act states that a member of the district executive
committee shall not hold any office of profit or emolument likely to compromise
his or her office. Manune told URN on Tuesday that “I decided to make this decision because
when you are in public service you cease to be a politician
Basaija is a graduate of Uganda Christian University (UCU-Mukono) holding a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication.
He also boosts of numerous training's in the communication arena.
Before joining URN, he had served as Documentation personnel, Field news reporter, Radio presenter and News Editor.
Basaija is a social critic, an advocate for independent journalism and a young farmer.
He believes in writing for social change.
At URN Basaija is incharge of Bundibugyo, Bunyangabu and Kasese Distri