Kitaka was appointed KCCA acting Executive Director in December taking office from Jeniffer Musisi, who resigned from the helm of the authority, to take up up an assignment as the first city leader in residence at Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative, a collaboration between Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Business School, and Bloomberg Philanthropies.
Engineer Andrew Kitaka has resigned from Kampala Capital City Authority
months after handing over the office of the Executive Director.
October 31, 2020 will mark the
end of his nine-year journey at KCCA where he served as Director Engineering And Technical Services from November 1, 2011.
Kitaka was in December 2018 appointed KCCA Acting Executive
Director following the resignation of Jennifer Musisi. Musisi, who had been at the helm of KCCA since its formation resigned from office to take up an assignment as the
first city leader in residence at Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative. Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative
is a collaboration between Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Business School, and Bloomberg Philanthropies.
served as Acting Executive Director until June 2020 when the President
appointment Dorothy Kisaka as the substantive head of the Capital City Authority.
The President's move to appoint Dorothy Kisaka was perceived as a vote of no confidence in Engineer Kitaka. He then returned to his office as the Director of Engineering and Technical
While handing over office in July,
Kitaka said over 40 per cent of KCCA staff were running on temporary contracts while at
least three Directorates were occupied by Directors in Acting capacities.
Kitaka said the fact that many employees were serving in Acting Capacities was likely to demotivate workers at KCCA.