By Ronald Kabanza.
The Rukungiri district local government public accounts committee (PAC) has resumed its investigations into the expenditure of Ugx 100 millions that was given to Kebisoni town council as startup capital.
Â The investigations came after the former town clerk Nicholas Kahumuza and treasure Kenneth Byaruhanga failed to explain the whereabouts of this money.
Â Kebisoni town council was created in 2016/17 financial year and given 100 millions as startup capital that was supposed to help the town council in its operations.
Wilson Kamukungu, the committee chairperson says that the current town clerk Charles Najunwah tried to explain to the PAC committee during the first visit of the committee but did not satisfy them a thing that prompted them to call the former town clerk and the treasure to explain the whereabouts of this money.
Kamukungu says the former town clerk Kahumuza must clearly explain accountability of this money or else be taken to courts of laws and be charged with corruption, misusing public office and misuse of tax payerâ€™s money among others cases.
â€œThey must present a clear document explaining the expenditure of this money and we shall not desist from arresting them in case of any failure or delayâ€ Kamukungu said.
Charles Najunwah, the current town clerk told the committee members that he couldnâ€™t satisfy them since he wasnâ€™t in the office by the time when the town council was created.
â€œI couldnâ€™t satisfy the committee because am not the one who received this money so the one whom I succeeded is the right person to explain this issueâ€ Najunwah added.
On responding, the former town clerk told the committee that him and treasure used 20 million for purchasing town council, 30 millions for partitioning and renovating the administration block, 6 million for buying town council furniture and the rest used in the operations of the town council.
However, Kahumuza and the treasure Kenneth asked the committee to grant them a period of 3 days, which the committee granted and revisit the spending vouchers for the purposes of explaining thorough the expenditure of this money.
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