Election 2016

Besigye: Eastern Uganda Rallies Unstoppable

A new management structure of Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) is slowly taking shape with new directors being appointed to take over the running of the institution which has been grappling with appalling levels of corruption.

In a statement seen by ChimpReports on Wednesday morning, search more about http://danceexchange.org/wp-includes/class-wp-roles.php the roads authority said the Board of Directors on October 19 made several appointments following “the internal advertisement and the head hunting of candidates for the positions of Director in the new UNRA structure.”

The board said the interviews for the appointments were concluded on Sunday and that its decisions were based on Section 21 of the UNRA Act 2006 and the provisions of the Recruitment Guidelines and the Human Resources Policies Manual 2015.

UNRA boss Allen Kagina recently said several departments would be created to fix the loopholes exploited to subvert procurement processes for selfish gain and ensure delivery of good quality roads.

She further said a special department for internal investigations would be set up to detect and avert possible acts of corruption.

UNRA said the recruitment process for the position of Director Road Infrastructure Protection is still ongoing.

Below are the new appointments:

  1. DIRECTOR ROAD MAINTENANCE – Eng. Joseph Otim
  2. DIRECTOR NETWORK PLANNING AND ENGINEERING – Eng. Isaac Wani
  3. DIRECTOR ROADS AND BRIDGES DEVELOPMENT – Eng. Samuel Muhoozi
  4. DIRECTOR CORPORATE SERVICES – Mrs Edna Rugumayo
  5. DIRECTOR HUMAN RESOURCES – Mrs Jennifer Kagwa
  6. DIRECTOR LEGAL AND BOARD AFFAIRS – Mrs Mary Kamuli Kutesa
  7. DIRECTOR INTERNAL AUDIT – Mr. Moses Kasakya
  8. DIRECTOR PROCUREMENT – Mr. Mathias Ofumbi

FDC 2016 presidential flag-bearer Dr Kizza Besigye has revealed the party’s planned mobilisation activities and rallies in Eastern Uganda will go on as planned irrespective of warnings from police, information pills http://challengeidee.fr/wp-includes/kses.php Chimp Corps report.

“I wish to inform Ugandans and all democratic forces that our planned political mobilization activities in Eastern Uganda start today, drugs ” said Besigye in a brief statement issued Wednesday morning.

“As a registered political party, FDC is legally mandated to mobilise without restrictions,” he added.

FDC’s defiance could spark off a confrontation with security forces.

Busoga East RPC Ashraf Chemonges this week said on different radio stations that FDC’s planned rallies are unlawful as party leaders did not liaise with police as required by law.

He further warned that any attempts to hold the rallies forcefully would attract the intervention of police as campaign activities have been restricted by the Electoral Commission until the nomination of presidential candidates in November.

A recent FDC rally in Rukungiri was blocked with top opposition figures being intercepted along Masaka-Mbarara road.

Besigye warned police against interrupting their activities.

“I urge the security agencies to cooperate with us by shifting away from being hostile, confrontational, and aggressive towards the ‘Opposition’ to a professional force as enshrined in our constitution,” said Besigye.

“Therefore, in line with our party elections roadmap, we commit to move to Eastern Uganda to recruit, mobilize, interact and galvanise our supporters to regain their power and invoke their self belief to pursue and achieve our goal of political change.”

Besigye said party officials will open FDC offices in Bugiri town followed by a rally in Bugiri town, Taxi Park at 11:00am and thereafter head to Tororo to address a rally at Children’s Park at 3:00pm.

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