By Aggrey Twesigye
The former Mbarara District Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Cuthbert Esoku has passed on.
According to a close relative, Esoku has been battling stroke for a long time until his demise.
The deceased worked as a chief Administrative Officer for 13 years having graduated with bachelors of social sciences from Makerere University in 1993.
Late Felix Cuthbert Esoku’s troubles started on Feb. 22 2019 when he was arrested alongside Godliver Ayebare and Emmanuel Himbisa both Senior Land Officers, Aggrey Atukwatse, the Assistant Engineer and Human Resource Officer Rosalia Karuhanga.
They were arrested on allegations of illegally receiving payment for various plots of land along Kamukuzi road in Mbarara municipality without authorization from Uganda Lands Commission.
They reportedly leased it to Rwampara County Member of Parliament Charles Ngabirano well knowing that the land in question didn’t belong to the Mbarara district local government.
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