Jose Jimmy Walamoe Lorwor, the deputy Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Soroti district has been detained by Police, for abuse of office. Lorwor was arrested on Friday afternoon jointly with Jolly Nakiru, the Principal Treasurer of Moroto Municipal Council.
Members of Association have severally accused their leaders and the Gulu district leadership of misappropriating the compensation money. To date, only 16,000 out of the 22,000 members have received compensation money, with many getting less than UGX 200,000.
The Ndagwe sub county chief and cashier stand accused of swindling 17.8 million shillings from the county\'s confers. Paul Nsubuga is the Ndagwe sub county chief in Lwengo district. Flavia Bayega is the sub county cashier.
Ntuwa said Minister Mwesige had given him a go ahead to convene this council meeting because the district was lagging behind in the budgeting process. He also allowed the councilors to discuss the budget before it is approved.
The Anti Corruption Court is today expected to pass its verdict in a case in which six men including former Permanent Secretary of the Local government ministry John Muhanguzi Kashaka are accused of having a role in the botched procurement deal of 70,000 bicycles meant to be used by village LC1 chairpersons ahead of the 2011 Presidential elections.
Police in Arua in Conjunction with their counterparts in Parliament have arrested four officials from Zombo district after they failed to account for over 3.5 billion shillings advanced for service delivery in the district.
Charles Nsubuga Kiberu, the Sembabule Chief Administrative Officer has left the country days after failing to account for 193 million shillings meant to reconstruct a community polytechnic in the district.
The Masaka Municipality Town Clerk Johnson Baryatuma Munono has rejected a petition by the Mayor Godfrey Kayemba Afayo seeking an investigation into the alleged sale of the Mayorâ€™s Gardens. The gardens are located on Edward Avenue, plot 11-15.