The Public Accounts Committee of parliament (PAC) has resolved to institute a full commission of inquiry into the alleged financial mismanagement in Kampala City Council.
The resolve came shortly after the Chairman of the KCC Public Accounts Committee, Joel Sekabembe, told the committee that more than 35 billion shillings is owed to KCC in unpaid charges on various items including ground rents and tender payments.
Appearing before the committee chaired by the Tororo county MP, Geoffrey Ekanya, Sekabembe, said he personally recommended that a deliberate effort be taken to deal with accounting malpractices, fraud, extravagance and poor value for money, but non of his recommendation was considered.
Sekabembe said his committee has been frustrated by the workers at KCC who thrive on maintaining an inefficient system in place.
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Visibly stunned by Sekabembe's testimony, the MP's asked him to recommend for arrests and investigations of corrupt officials within the city council.
The committee also described KCC is a rotten den for thieves and recommended that the council should be overhauled.