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Equal Opportunities Commission Staff Petition President Over Conduct Of Boss

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Senior officials from Equal Opportunities Commission of Uganda have petitioned President Museveni over the conduct of its chairperson Mrs Sylvia Muwebwa Ntambi, chimp corps report.

In a dossier copied to the State House and all security agency commanders, it states that the chairperson has mismanaged and conducted herself in a way that is contrary to the commission’s act.

They pointed out that Mrs Ntambi has in the recent past committed nepotism and tribalism especially at the Bugolobi based offices.

“In total, 11 people have fallen victim since her appointment in 2016,” reads part of the petition.

According to the petition, Catherine Amalu the Secretary to the Commission, Johnson Chandia who is a Senior Accountant, Denis Nduhura the Vice Chairperson, also Christine Atuhaire a Senior Commissioner and Henry Mwebe were recently dismissed from the commission under unclear circumstances.

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It is alleged that  Mrs Ntambi also forced three more staff to resign who include Comissioner Abubaker Ntambi, Commissioner Bernadate Nalule and Principle legal officer Akullo Elizabeth.

Petitioners indicated that all positions have been filled up by family members and relatives of the chairperson.

They also accuse her of swindling the commission’s funds through doubling her salary.

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“She grabbed the commission’s vehicle number IF 0891B Ford Ranger and gave it to a relative since 2017, they stated and requested for a forensic audit to be conducted since her tenure started.

During investigations, petitioners suggested that the commission be temporarily run by the supervisory ministry which is gender, equality and labour.

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