Equal Opportunities boss to appear before Anti-Corruption Court tomorrow

The chairperson of the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC),Sylvia Ntambi is expected to appear before the Anti-Corruption court tomorrow to answer 25 charges related to abuse of office.

According to the charge sheet, Ntambi is accused of “neglecting her duties of directing the affairs and administration of the commission thereby leading to gross mismanagement of the commission’s funds.”

Ntambi joins other nine suspects from the same commission who were charged last year but are now out on bail.

She had been expected to appear before court on September 30 to plead to the charges but she did not citing a busy schedule.

According to the charge sheet, her co-accused are: Agnes Enid Kamahoro, 48; Moses Mugabe, 38; Mujuni Mpitsi, 49; Harriet Byangire, 37; Ronnie Kwesiga, 33; Evans Jjemba, 35; Manasseh Kwihangana, 39; Sarah Nassanga, 43 and Nicholas Sunday Olwor, 51.

Ntambi, Kamahoro and Mpitsi are alleged to have conspired to defraud government of more than Shs 35 million.

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