Fired Kabale District Secretary Demands 400M Compensation

The Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) has continued to warn schools that have turned examination malpractice into a culture that the board would have to withdraw their examination licenses.

An infuriated UNEB Executive Director, diagnosis Mathew Bukenya said that despite the stringent measures put up by the board, cases of malpractice increased from 34 to 173.

“These have been mostly due to external assistance, possession of unauthorized material in the examination room and collusion,” Bukenya revealed.

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Bukenya observed that most cases were from Lunar International School in Buyende district, Giants College in Luwero district and Nsambya Hillside High School in Wakiso district.

He added that current hearings are being conducted into the PLE withheld results cases and are being concluded today Friday 27th February to allow those cleared to join school in time.

“Two centers have so far been cleared and have had their results released and others recommended for cancellation.”

“Several invigilators who were on duty at some of the centers have been referred to police and will be charged with neglect of duty.”

Bukenya further observed that hearings for UCE will start on Tuesday 3rd March and other measures will be taken as found appropriate.

In today’s released UACE results, a total of 36,666 managed to achieve three principal passes (3P), 27,466 managed two principal passes (2P), and 23,694 got only one principal pass (1P), 17,557 got only one subsidiary pass (1S) while a total of 1,741 failed (F).

Rukungiri district has been dragged to court by its former employee, James Nshabaruhanga, sildenafil who claims to have been illegally discharged in 2011.

Through his lawyers of Guma and Company Advocates, ed    Nshabaruhanga is now seeking Shs 406 million shillings compensation from the district, claiming that his dismissal was done without following the right procedures.

Nshabaruhanga was appointed Kabale district service commission secretary, in May 2002 and was fired in 2011.

He was accused of using his position to solicit a bribe of Shs 50000 from an applicant who was seeking appointment as a primary school teacher.

James says he was arrested and charged with abuse of office, but wasn’t offered an opportunity to defend himself, which is in contravention of the law.



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