Erias Lukwago, the Mayor of Kampala City Authority wants parliament not to approve the appointment of Nasser Ntege Ssebagala as the new minister without portfolio until he hands over office over the mayor’s office.
Lukwago has written to Rebecca Kadaga, the speaker of parliament seeking to block the appointment of Ssebagala. Ssebagala is expected to before the vetting committee of parliament for the approval of his appointment.
But in his letter to Kadaga, Lukwago alleges that Ssebagala continues operating as city Mayor at his home based at SSezibwa. Lukwago also claims that Ssebagala is still in possession of city property that he must hand over before he is vetted as minister.
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On May 27th, Jennifer Musisi, Executive Director Kampala Capital City Authority wrote to Ssebagala asking him to handover all property belonging to the authority in vain.
Ssebagala has scoffed at the accusations by Lukwago as mere drama claiming that he handed over before leaving office. Ssebagala says that it is the responsibility of the people running the city to trace for his hand over report.
He also laughed off Lukwago for being ignorant about the new Kampala Capital City Authority act saying he has no powers to write to the speaker of parliament.
Ssebagala says that as lord mayor, Lukwago has to report to the executive director.