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Gulu University guild dismisses cabinet officials over corruption

Gulu University Guild President Thomas Lapyem(R). File Photo

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Gulu University Guild President Thomas Lapyem, has sacked three top officials of his cabinet for alleged corruption. They are Brenda Winny Atim, the Vice Guild President, Nelson Balaza, the Guild Prime Minister, and the guild finance minister Allan Erasmus Ongom.

In his June 14th, 2022 letter to the university management and student community, Lapyem revealed that he took the decision to sack the officials in line with Article 32(e), and 32(g) of the Students Guild Constitution 2012, as amended.

According to Lapyem, he found the trio guilty of corruption, insubordination, impersonation, misrepresentation of the guild, and failure to serve the students community among other things he will disclose before the Guild Representative Council-GRC.

He went on to appoint Ruth Mary Muzaki as the Guild Vice President, Haron Otema as the Prime Minister, and Janrose Nyakasiki as the Finance Minister. He also appointed Negri Ongom and Mika Akatuhurira as the Off-Campus Affairs Minister and Gender and Women’s Affairs Minister respectively.

Lapyem says the Guild Representative Council will confirm the appointment in a sitting that shall be organized by the Guild Speaker soon. Brenda Winny Atim, the Gulu University Vice Guild President dismissed confirmed their dismissal but declined to divulge details, saying that they are still consulting their lawyer.

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  1. IGAD:
    IGAD en aye the Inter Governmental Authority for Development.
    IGAD en aye the Inter Governmental Authority for Development in Uganda, East Africa, the Great Lakes Region and Africa at large.
    IGAD at GULU UNIVERSITY.
    [2002-todate]

  2. The Acholi government of 1945 has a GUILD GOVERNMENT.
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