George Bamugemereire
EC Village Verification

The Deputy Inspector General of Government, George Bamugemereire has directed the Permanent Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister to terminate or cause the termination of Safina Nanono and Moses Papa’s contracts over Causing financial Loss in the refugee department.

According to section 46 of the Anti-Corruption Act, 2009, person who is convicted of an offence under sections 2 to 25 shall be disqualified from holding a public office for a period of ten years from his or her conviction.

Ms Safina Nanono, the Programme Officer in charge of Accounts Department of Refugees in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) was last year prosecuted and convicted after caused Financial Loss, Contrary to Section 20 of the Anti-Corruption Act.

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She was given and fine of A Fine of Shs7,320,000 or three years imprisonment in default and directed to refund Shs100 Million to OPM. Nanono was subsequently barred from working in public office for a period of 10 years.

The Inspectorate of Government also prosecuted Moses Papa the Finance Officer responsible for the Refugee Desk of Adjumani in the Office of the Prime Minister for various offences relating to financial impropriety.

Mr Papa was convicted of two counts of false accounting by a Public Officer contrary to section 22 of the Anti-Corruption Act and a Fine of Shs1,440,000 or three years imprisonment in default.

He was convicted for Causing Financial Loss contrary to section 20 of the Anti-Corruption Act and fine of Shs7,320,000 or three years imprisonment in default.