BY VANANSIO KAKOGOSO
The Kabale Municipality Town Clerk Joseph Kimbowa has come under fire
from Kabale district leaders over absenteeism.
Kimbowa, who was Masaka Municipality town clerk, was posted to Kabale
Municipality as town clerk on 04th July 2016, replacing Charles
Magumba who was posted to Entebbe Municipality. However the leaders
claim that since he came he has abandoned office, which has affected
The Kabale Resident District Commissioner Darius Nandinda accuses the
town clerk Kimbowa of abandoning his duty station which is in Kabale
to spend most of the time in Kampala attending to his personal
He says that ever since Kimbowa was appointed town clerk, he has been
rarely seen in office and he is worried that service delivery has been
hampered in the municipality because of the absence of the town clerk.
The Kabale district Chief Administrative officer Abert Matsiko
Mutungwire says that he has received complaints both from political
and technical staff from Kabale municipal council accusing Kimbowa of
absenteeism and withholding money for roads on bank account.
He however says that Ministry of Local Government Permanent Secretary
instructed him to hold a meeting and verify why Kimbowa is never
in office by 25th January and give a report of findings.
When contacted on phone, Kimbowa said that he cannot comment on
concerns raised by his superiors.