Kampala-The Inspector General of Government, Justice Irene Mulyagonja has directed for the removal of Malaba Town Council chairman, George Alfred Obore from office.
Justice Mulyagonja in her June 2, 2015, letter to the Minister of Local Government Adolf Mwesige, she notes that following the criminal conviction in the Anti Corruption Court at Kololo and her earlier directives to Mwesige’s office, she requested that Mr Obore to be out of Office for ten years. However, Mr Obore filed an application in High Court challenging the ruling in 2013 for judicial review. The IGG’s letter is also copied to the Speaker, Town Clerk of Malaba town council as well as the Chief Administrative Officer.
“Reference is made to the above matter and our letter dated June 11, 2013. The Resident Judge of Mbale, Justice Henry I. Kawesa among others held that section of the Anti Corruption Act applies to a convict like Mr Obore. The applicant is disqualified from holding a public office for another ten years.” Ms Mulyagonja wrote
She added “This is to request you to take immediate action on the Court order and my previous communication. (Copies of our letter and Court order are sent herewith for ease of reference.” Mr Obore’s started when the IGG implicated him in a corruption scandal.