In her June 25th letter, the Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs says they agreed with the Public Service Ministry that Kitaka, whose tenure expired on June 18th, stays in office as the recruitment process for the substantive ED is ongoing.
Addressing the Committee, Charles Kateeba, the Managing Director URC admitted to liaising with KCCA to evict the encroachers with the aim of ensuring a safe and healthy railway corridor. He however, denied the alleged sale of URC land and collecting money from the encroachers.
In their November 21st, 2019 notice, the applicants say Kitaka has continued to execute the duties of the ED for the past eleven months in acting capacity contrary to Public Service Standing Orders, which provides for six months.
The Acting Executive Director KCCA, Andrew Kitaka told MPs that the authority rented the offices for 30 months at 120 million shillings per month for the engineer involved in improving junctions at Fairway, Kira Road, Mambule road, Makerere Hill Road and Hoima Road.