FORMER MINISTER SSEZI MBAGUTA PASSES ON
By Our reporter
Prisca Sezi Mbaguta , the former minister of state for Public Service has passed on,
Hon Mbaguta who had retired into hospitality reportedly died in her sleep at her home at the age of 76
She was born on 19 February 1946 in Rukungiri District.
Mbaguta has a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and public administration from Makerere University, . She also holds a postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration, also from Makerere, obtained in 1975. Her degree of Master of Arts in public administration and management was obtained in 1997, also from Makerere University.
Mbaguta was appointed minister of state for Public Service In June 2006 a portfolio she held for 10 years.
In the cabinet reshuffle of February 16, 2009, and that of May 27, 2011, she retained her cabinet portfolio.
She then tried her hand at active politics and contested to be a woman MP for Rukungiri District in 2011.
On walking out of university, Mbaguta landed her first stint as a personnel officer, in the Ministry of Works. Although this lasted a short time, she joined the ministry of agriculture, fisheries and animal husbandry and rose further in public service.
Between 1980 and 1983, she served as the principal personnel officer in the Public Service Commission, and as the chief personnel officer in the Ministry of Public Services until 1990. In 1990,
She then served briefly as the deputy secretary to Public Service Review Commission and was Later that year appointed commissioner of personnel management until 1996,
From 1996 until 1999, she served as the acting director, human resource management, in the Ministry of Public Service. She concurrently served as the director of human resource management in the same ministry before becoming director for public sector reform