Uganda Investment Authority Defends Termination of Senior Managers Contracts
Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) defends the termination of employment contracts of senior managers saying it is part of a comprehensive restructuring process at the institution aimed at enhancing service delivery.
Some of the sacked officials at the rank of Director include Hamza Galiwango (Land Development Division), Richard Tebandeke (Finance and Administration), Lawrence Byensi (Investment Facilitation and aftercare), Christopher Nankoola (Chief Internal Auditor), Basil Ajer (SME) and Joseph Kiggundu (One Stop Centre).
Addressing a press conference at the authority head quarters, the chairperson of Board of directors at UIA Dr.Emely Kugonza says that the restructuring which commenced on O4 April 10, 2018 is being carried out with utmost transparency and fairness and that the vacant positions will be advertised internally to give priority to existing staff.
She adds the restructuring exercise focusing on “improvement of UIA capacity, realignment of existing UIA staff into the new structure and recruitment of new staff into the structure where applicable.”