On December 4th, 200, a group of councillors led by Charles Wepukhulu, the representative of Buyaga town council and his Buluganya sub-county counterpart, Moses Mwayafu rejected the nominees citing incompetence and extortion.
Bulambuli District council has finally approved newly appointed members of the District Service
Commission. They are Charles Gimei Wonasolo, Chairperson, Joyce Manana Kusolo, John
Mafabi, Paul Namisi and Sam Wetsenge as members.
were approved following thorough investigations and scrutiny in relation to allegations
by some councillors that they had paid bribes to the district chairperson, Simon
Peter Wonanzofu to appoint them.
On December 4th, 200, a group of councillors led by Charles Wepukhulu, the representative of Buyaga town council
and his Buluganya sub-county counterpart, Moses Mwayafu rejected the nominees
citing incompetence and extortion.
that Wonanzofu had pocketed bribes in exchange for the appointment of the
nominees. They argued that the nominees may be compromised to offer credit
services since they had paid their way into the positions. However, none of the
nominees was available to respond to the allegations.
prompted the speaker, Dalia Wodada to adjourn council till further notice. It
is alleged that on December 11, 2020, Wonanzofu convened a meeting with a few
loyal councillors at Berlin Hotel Bulambuli where they agreed to approve the
section of councillors stormed the hotel, grabbed the documents and attempted to
lynch the speaker accusing her of splitting the council by siding with a few councillors. Joseph Magayi Mudulo, the Bumasobo sub-county councillor, says the
meeting was illegal as the speaker and his team tried to forge council meeting
approving the nominees.
prompted the Chief Administrative Officer, Milton Chelangat to order for a
special council sitting to decide on the fate of the new district service
commission members. During the council meeting, the councillors agreed to approve
the members and cautioned them to be objective and desist from corruption and
extortion in exchange for jobs.
also tasked CAO to source the services of Bukedea District Service Commission
on a three months contract to preside over the recruitment of staffs in
Bulambuli since the district received an enhancement for the wage bill.
subsection 3 of the local government act empowers the district chairperson to
appoint members of the district service commission and subject them to council
for recommendation before they approved by the Public Service Ministry.