Justice Minister, Kahinda Otafiire Named In Jinja Land Grabbing Saga
Justice Minister, Kahinda Otafiire has also been named in the irregular transfer of a government building to a suspected land grabber.
Otafiire while serving as Ministerof Trade, Tourismand Industry allegedly initiated the idea of granting the letter of no objection to Birus Properties owned by one, Birungi Simpson.
Simpson Birungi used the letter of no objection from Ministry of Trade and Tourism to apply to Uganda Land Commission fort grant of lease for plot 60/62 in Jinja Municipality. Birus used the same letter to process for the land titles for the same land.
Education Service Commission Undersecretary, Olauna Emmanuel Orum told the Lands Inquiry probe that Kahinda Otafiire first communicated to Ambassador Julius Onen the Permanent Secretary when Otafiire was Minister of Trade, Tourism and Industry and made Olauna to sign and grant a letter of no objection to Birus Properties on 13th January 2011.