388 public officers interdicted as house probes Apaa feuds   

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David Karubanga

The Public Service State Minister, David Karubanga, on Tuesday presented a statement to parliament on the continued interdiction of some civil servants.

They include: Apollo Kazungu, Commissioner for Refugees in the office of the Prime Minister and Mr. Godfrey Sasagah Wanzira, Director Citizenship and Immigration Control.

Minister Karubanga says 388 public officers are on interdiction in the Public Service, of which 175 have exceeded the six months prescribed by Civil Service Standing Orders.

Members of Parliament said the Minister’s statement does not explain why Apollo Kazungu and Godfrey Sasagah are still on interdiction.

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga who presided over plenary asked the Minister to comply with the Civil Service Regulations on interdiction, and return the officers to work.

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Apaa saga  

Meanwhile, the Internal Affairs State Minister, Hon. Obiga Kania, also presented a statement on the sustained havoc on and displacement of the people of Apaa by unknown militia.

He dismissed reports of presence of unknown militias operating in the area.

The minister advises that politicians and other leaders from the area provide responsible leadership, promote harmony and restrain themselves from inflammatory activities.

Hon Jacob Marksons Oboth suggested that a committee of Parliament goes to Apaa and make an independent assessment of the conflict.

The Speaker informed the House that a select committee will be constituted to go establish the facts surrounding the land conflicts in Apaa and report back the House.

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