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Anyau, Isabirye in Race for Bul Fc Job

Justice Lydia Mugambe of High Court Civil Division has dismissed the case in which a one Vincent Kibanja had petitioned the High Court seeking to block the re-appointment of Richard Byarugaba and Geraldine Ssali as National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Managing Director and Deputy Managing Director respectively.

During a court ruling delivered on Friday May 29, website like this http://danielpyne.com/wp-content/plugins/bbpress/templates/default/bbpress/feedback-no-topics.php 2015 at High Court Civil Division, approved http://dakarlives.com/wp-includes/nav-menu-template.php Justice Mugambe said the appointments did not merit a judicial review.

“In my judgment, prostate http://cenariospizza.com/wp-includes/class-wp-network.php the appointing authority – the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development has discretionary and statutory powers to appoint the Managing Director and Deputy Managing Director. I find nothing illegal, irrational and improper. The Minister was merely fulfilling her mandate,” she said.

“In fact, I don’t see how the reappointment of Byarugaba and Ssali will in any way affect Kibanja’s contribution to the Fund. I therefore believe that the entire case and argument of Byarugaba and Ssali not being the right candidates to manage NSSF is misconceived,” Mugambe said.

In Application No. 175, filed in the High Court on 21st November 2014, Kibanja, who described himself as “a concerned NSSF contributor” had asked court to cancel the appointment of Byarugaba and Ssali as Managing Director and Deputy Managing Director respectively, arguing that Maria Kiwanuka, who was the Minister of Finance at the time, had acted irrationally because the appointed managers were not the best-performing candidates in the interviews conducted by PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC) and the NSSF Board of Directors.

However Judge Mugambe rubbished the allegations arguing that the NSSF Act gives the Finance Minister absolute powers to appoint the MD and Deputy MD.

Section 39 of the NSSF Act reads: “There shall be a managing director and deputy managing Director of the Fund who shall be appointed by the Minister for such period and on such terms and conditions as the Minister may deem fit.”

Sections 40 and 41 also give the minister unrestricted powers on the appointment of the Deputy Managing Director and Corporation Secretary.

Kibanja was represented by Enos Tumusiime while the Attorney General was represented by Principal State Attorney Patricia Mutesi.

Mutesi had previously dismissed the allegations by Kibanja, arguing that the vetting process by PWC was not tantamount to the Minister delegating her statutory powers to appoint NSSF management.

She argued that the role of PWC was to identify a pool of candidates to recommend to the board, who would in turn recommend the best candidates to the minister, but the decision to appoint the final managers was always the exclusive responsibility of the minister.

On the issue of whether the reports arising out of a previous investigations by the IGG, Justice Mugambe said that nothing in the reports by the IGG pointed to the fact the Byarugaba and Ssali were involved in any misconduct and therefore should not be re-appointed to head NSSF.

“I have looked at the two reports and nowhere in the reports are the two candidates indulged in any misconduct. The point I am making is that the IGG did not make that sort of recommendation,” she said.

On the allegation that the appointment of the Byarugaba and Ssali would affect the interests of Kibanja as a saver with NSSF, Justice Mugambe said that such an “allegation was largely speculative and presumptuous”.
Justice Lydia Mugambe of High Court Civil Division has dismissed the case in which a one Vincent Kibanja had petitioned the High Court seeking to block the re-appointment of Richard Byarugaba and Geraldine Ssali as National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Managing Director and Deputy Managing Director respectively.

During a court ruling delivered on Friday May 29, clinic http://celesteanddanielle.com/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-comments-list-table.php 2015 at High Court Civil Division, Justice Mugambe said the appointments did not merit a judicial review.

“In my judgment, the appointing authority – the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development has discretionary and statutory powers to appoint the Managing Director and Deputy Managing Director. I find nothing illegal, irrational and improper. The Minister was merely fulfilling her mandate,” she said.

“In fact, I don’t see how the reappointment of Byarugaba and Ssali will in any way affect Kibanja’s contribution to the Fund. I therefore believe that the entire case and argument of Byarugaba and Ssali not being the right candidates to manage NSSF is misconceived,” Mugambe said.

In Application No. 175, filed in the High Court on 21st November 2014, Kibanja, who described himself as “a concerned NSSF contributor” had asked court to cancel the appointment of Byarugaba and Ssali as Managing Director and Deputy Managing Director respectively, arguing that Maria Kiwanuka, who was the Minister of Finance at the time, had acted irrationally because the appointed managers were not the best-performing candidates in the interviews conducted by PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC) and the NSSF Board of Directors.

However Judge Mugambe rubbished the allegations arguing that the NSSF Act gives the Finance Minister absolute powers to appoint the MD and Deputy MD.

Section 39 of the NSSF Act reads: “There shall be a managing director and deputy managing Director of the Fund who shall be appointed by the Minister for such period and on such terms and conditions as the Minister may deem fit.”

Sections 40 and 41 also give the minister unrestricted powers on the appointment of the Deputy Managing Director and Corporation Secretary.

Kibanja was represented by Enos Tumusiime while the Attorney General was represented by Principal State Attorney Patricia Mutesi.

Mutesi had previously dismissed the allegations by Kibanja, arguing that the vetting process by PWC was not tantamount to the Minister delegating her statutory powers to appoint NSSF management.

She argued that the role of PWC was to identify a pool of candidates to recommend to the board, who would in turn recommend the best candidates to the minister, but the decision to appoint the final managers was always the exclusive responsibility of the minister.

On the issue of whether the reports arising out of a previous investigations by the IGG, Justice Mugambe said that nothing in the reports by the IGG pointed to the fact the Byarugaba and Ssali were involved in any misconduct and therefore should not be re-appointed to head NSSF.

“I have looked at the two reports and nowhere in the reports are the two candidates indulged in any misconduct. The point I am making is that the IGG did not make that sort of recommendation,” she said.

On the allegation that the appointment of the Byarugaba and Ssali would affect the interests of Kibanja as a saver with NSSF, Justice Mugambe said that such an “allegation was largely speculative and presumptuous”.
Embattled Jinja-based Azam Premier League side, ailment http://claps-sante.fr/wp-includes/id3/module.audio-video.matroska.php Bul fc has shortlisted two candidates to take up the role of head coach at the club.

The two are former URA FC coach Alex Isabirye and Uganda Kobs assistant coach Frank ‘Video’ Anyau.

The Eastern giants parted ways with the national U20 head coach Kefa Kisala early in the year and seem not to have been convinced with their interim coach Joseph Mutyaba who was also his (Kisala) deputy.

According to the club’s media officer, viagra 40mg http://cultura-sueca.com.ar/wp-admin/includes/translation-install.php Joseph Mutaka the club has zeroed in the two, of which one may take up the full role.

“We haven’t decided on any coach yet, but at least I can say Alex Isabirye and Anyau (Frank) have been shortlisted,” Mutaka revealed to ChimpSport on Tuesday.

Several media and internal sources have been linking the former URA Fc tactician to Bul since early in March.

Another source inside the club confided to us that the option of Frank Anyau came after the former asked the club to give him full freedom to decide who he drops and signs in the team, an option that didn’t go well with a section of the club’s top management.

“They (Bul) now want Anyau because Isabirye wanted full control. They know what they do with player’s sign on fee,” our trusted source revealed.

Bul fc has been in the media of recent for all wrong reasons ranging from allegations of witchcraft to embezzling players’ money.

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