Gulu University council has
appointed David Obol Otori, the undersecretary Uganda Law Reforms Commission as
its new secretary.
Otori, 51, will now replace Asaf Adebua
who has been in acting capacity as the University Secretary for the past two
Otori was selected among six
other candidates who applied and were shortlisted for the University job. They included the outgoing
University secretary Adebua, Geoffrey Okaka, the former Nebbi Chief
Administrative Officer, Christopher Mpora Mutwale, Christopher Obalim, the Gulu
University Deputy secretary, Joses Tegyeza and Stephen Oloya.
University Deputy Public Relations Officer James Ojok Onono told URN in an interview on Tuesday
that Otori's appointment was endorsed by a resolution of the University Council that
sat last week.
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He says Otori reported to the
University on Tuesday, as he prepares to receive instruments of office from
the outgoing acting University Secretary.
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Otori worked previously with
African Humanitarian Action 2005, before joining the Ministry of Health as
an administrator where he worked in Arua, Fort portal, Soroti, and Mbale Regional Referral
hospitals from 2006 to 2011. In 2011 he joined Uganda Law
Reform Commission as Undersecretary where he worked to date.