The matter arose while MPs on the committee chaired by Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi were questioning an accrued cost of Shillings 18bn which was above the ministry’s approved annual budget of Shillings 138.2bn for the year in review.
Ronald Ndawula the Luweero LC 5 Chairman says that the ordinance will be forwarded to Solicitor General for advise before its implementation to ensure that it confirms and doesn’t contradict with National laws.
On Tuesday, the Solicitor General Francis Atoke, issued a statement indicating that he constituted a Committee as required by the Employment (sexual harassment) regulations 2012 on February 6th 2019 to investigate the complaints.
Gabriel Katungwesi, the Gomba District LC V Vice Chairperson, says they found it necessary to contract a private law firm despite the fact that they are expected to get legal representation from the office of the Solicitor General.
According to Singura, the municipal council invited the Office of the Solicitor General to explain to them salient legal issues, how they are supposed to be addressed and advise them on what to do for the technocrats who are becoming insubordinate to council.
These include an expenditure of 726 million Shillings for which vouchers for activities ranging from 2012-2016.cannot be traced and a payments of 290 million Shillings, part of which was received by one signatory on behalf of 12 recipients. The committee observed that in some cases, acknowledgement lists have been attached but the officers who signed for the money are not stated.