IGG Arrests Secretary Judicial Service Commission for abuse of office
The Secretary Judicial Service Commission Dr. Rose Nassali Lukwago, and Dr. Opio Okiror, the former Commissioner Health Services are in police custody after the Inspectorate of Government-IG arrested them for abuse of office and causing financial loss of Shillings 33million in the 2014/2015 financial year in their role as accounting officers in the Education and Sports Ministry.
The duo is in trouble together with Jaffar Kawooya, the Internal Auditor in the Education Ministry and Cuthbert Kagabo, the Deputy Director AH Consulting Ltd.
The charge sheet prepared by Brenda Kibugwe, the head of Prosecution in the IG indicates that the suspects facilitated an over payment of Shillings 33.8M to AH Consulting Ltd well knowing it would cause financial loss to government.
They are expected to appear before the Anti-corruption court anytime from now.