Izidol is accused of soliciting a bribe from Eng. Timothy Muhwezi, the Director of Mulumba Construction Limited promising to award him a contract to construct Kirugu Moslem Primary School in Katerera Sub County Rubirizi District.
The assistant procurement officer for Rubirizi district Izidol
Saturday has been arrested by Police for allegedly soliciting a bribe.
Izidol is accused of soliciting a bribe from Eng. Timothy Muhwezi,
the Director of Mulumba Construction Limited promising to award him a contract
to construct Kirugu Moslem Primary School in Katerera Sub County, Rubirizi
Martial says that Izidol had asked for 3,880,000 million shillings
from Muhwezi to win the contract from the Procurement Committee.
The District in August 2020 announced the bidding to construct
Kirugu Moslem Primary school which was later taken by Maluku works. The
construction was to last six months.
Martial says Izidol was arrested on Tuesday evening as he had gone
to receive 300,000 shillings from Muhwezi in Bushenyi town .
Muhwezi says that Izidol has been continuously lying to him about
the contract despite the school being already constructed.
He says that Izidol had asked for money to transport the regional
procurement officer from Kasese and the other to pay the chairperson of the
According to Muhwezi, when he discovered that the school had been constructed,
he reported a case at police in Rubirizi and later set a trap to arrest him.
Sylvester Agubanshongorera, Rubirizi LCV Chairperson says that
Izidol had promised Muhwezi a contract that was awarded to another company last year.