Parliament orders investigation into irregularities in KCCA recruitment

By Alice Lubwama
Parliament has ordered for an investigation into alleged nepotism in recruitment of KCCA staff.

The directive by the deputy speaker Jacob Oulanya to the presidential affairs committee came after the shadow minister for Kampala Betty Nambooze informed parliament how KCCA contracted 742 people on temporary basis, leaving out the staff who were offered jobs by public service.

Reports show that KCCA has 1.333 staff out of which 391 of whom are employed on permanent basis while other 742 are on temporary basis terms.

Nambooze through parliament wants the ministry of public service together with the minister for Kampala to urgently file a report to parliament stating how staff in KCCA employed on temporary terms are sourced, screened and remunerated.

Nambooze claims that she has evidence that the temporarily staff that were recruited at KCCA are relatives of ministers, MPs and other top government officials.

Nambooze add that this is the first assignment she has undertaken in KCCA as she assumes office of the shadow minister for KCCA.