President appoints Former opposition mayor as a minister

President appoints Former opposition mayor as a minister

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Kampala, Uganda — President Yoweri Museveni has appointed former Deputy Lord Mayor, Sarah Kanyike as State Minister for Disability and Elderly designate.

Ms Kanyike has been Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago’s deputy and she had earlier been appointed as secretary for  Gender designate at city hall.

“Notice is hereby given that the appointments committee is scheduled for Tuesday July 28, 2020 at 10 am in the conference hall A basement floor parliament house to interact with Ms Sarah Kanyike, the presidential nominee  Minister of State for Disability and Elderly” reads a memo from Paul Wabwire, Deputy Clerk to parliament on behalf of Clerk to Parliament.

Kanyike was on June along with others nominated for top jobs at KCCA. Other presidential nominees are; Dorothy Kisaka as the executive director of KCCA, David Luyimbazi Ssali as the deputy director, Dr. Daniel Okello Ayen as director of public health and environment and Grace Akullo, as the new director human resource and administration. The above mentioned persons are yet to appear before the parliamentary committee for scrutiny.

Meanwhile President Museveni has confirmed the appointment of Kisaka Kiyimba Dorothy as the KCCA Executive Director,Eng Luyimbazi Ssali as Deputy Executive Director and Grace Akullo as Director Human Resource.

In a July 21, 2020 letter, Justice Ralph Ochan,the Chairperson of the Public Service Commission(PSC),told the Public Service Minister Muruli Mukasa that the trio had been confirmed by the President.

“I am pleased to inform you that I have received this morning received an instrument of appointment signed by His Excellency the president making the following appointments,”Justice Ochan wrote.

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