KAMPALA– The Inspector General of Government Hon Betty Kamya has written to the Chairman and Executive Director of National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) that her office will institute investigations over alleged abuse of office by their staff.
According to a letter dated June 7th signed by the IGG Betty Kamya addressed to both the Chairman and Executive Director of National Council for Higher Education, her office has got information of alleged abuse of office in the management of charter application process.
“I have received a complaint from a whistleblower alleging abuse of office by some of your staff who allegedly hold private universities at ransom because of their unwillingness to connive with officials of National Council for Higher Education” the IGG letter reads in part.
In the letter Hon Kamya raised 6 grounds under which her office based their decision to carry out investigations pursuant of of Section 14(6) of the Inspectorate of Government Act.
It states that, “The Inspector General of Government may may in course of doing his or her duties, or as a consequence of his or her findings may make such orders and give directions as are necessary and appropriate in their circumstances”.
The IGG further ordered the NCHE to stop further actions with respect to the meetings scheduled to have taken place on June 13th 2022, until investigations by her office are concluded or until further orders are issued by her office.
The letter which this Online Publication has seen is copied to the Minister of State for Higher Education, the Vice Chancellor Great Lakes Regional University, the Vice Chancellor King Ceaseor University and Vice Chancellor Team University.
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