Reports from Board of Governors Kotido Secondary School indicate that the school acquired a loan of Shillings 250 million from Post Bank Uganda Kotido Branch to procure the school bus
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Kotido Town Clerk, Sereverio
Mukobi has called for an audit into the inflated cost of the Kotido Secondary
School bus by management.
The bus was purportedly procured at Shillings 250
million this year to ease transportation of students.
are reports that the bus actually cost Shillings 80 million.
The members of
Kotido district council argue that the bus was too old to go for Shillings
Mukobi has now
directed for an audit into all books account of the school from January 2018 to
The directive stems from complaints by parents and councilors over the
cost of the bus.
Mukobi, the audit is part of wider investigations into reports of corruption
and abuse of office against the head teacher, Jackson Matsanga.
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Reports from Board of Governors Kotido Secondary School indicate that the school acquired a
loan of Shillings 250 million from Post Bank Uganda Kotido Branch to procure
the school bus.
Rose Namoe Chilla, the Kotido District Female Youth Councilor
claims the bus cost Shillings 76 million.
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Councilors were also angry to learn that the BOG has outlived
its 3-year renewable term of office after working for 15 years.
The head teacher was accused of failing to write to the
institutions which should second their members to the board, on expiry of their
The Head Teacher, Jackson Matsanga declined to comment on the
cost of the bus.
Board of Governors, Rt. Rev. Bishop James Nasak confirmed consenting to the
acquisition of a loan to purchase the school bus.