KABALE CAO, RDC FIGHT OVER FAILURE TO INTERDICT CORRUPT DISTRICT ENGINEER
BY VANANSIO KAKOGOSO
The Kabale Resident District Commissioner, Darius Nandinda and the
Chief Administrative Officer, Abert Matsiko Mutungwire are feuding
over interdiction of District Engineer.
According to Nandinda, Januario Turinawe Bagamuhunda the Kabale
District Engineer has been cited in many scandals of alleged
embezzlement and abuse of office.
Nandiinda says that despite several times the district engineer has
been arrested, the office of the Chief administrative officer has not
acted to interdict him as a punishment.
On 17th June 2016, Bagamuhunda was arrested for alleged embezzlement
and abuse of office. Bagamuhunda was accused of misusing 44 million
shillings meant for rehabilitation of ten bore holes in Rubanda East
County, Rubanda District and Kamwezi Sub County in Kabale district.
Bagamuhunda was arrested on 30th April 2014, after an inspection that
was led by an officer from the Directorate of Economic Monitoring,
Deus Nkwasiibwe and the Kabale Resident District Commissioner, Darius
Nandiinda found out that no work was done on Nyamukokwe scheme.
01st May 2014, Bagamuhunda was also arrested over embezzlement of 84
million shillings meant for compensation for Kamuserwa and Nyamukokwe
Gravity Flow Schemes in Muko Sub County Kabale district.
On 20th December 2016, Kabale district council ordered CAO to punish
Bagamuhunda for misusing 3.4million shillings meant for rehabilitating
Kyasano-Magobore Bridge and Buhara Bridge.
Nandinda says that despite circumstances Bagamuhunda has been
involved in scandals the relevant authorities have not taken
The Chief Administrative Officer, Abert Matsiko Mutungwire says that
he has already written to Bagamuhunda to submit his defense as it was
instructed by district council, they he will take appropriate action.