Kampala, Uganda | THE INDPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has appointed new Permanent Secretaries (PSs), with Makerere economics don Ramathan Ggoobi replacing Keith Muhakanizi at Ministry of Finance. Muhakanizi has been moved to Office of the Prime Minister.
Geraldine Ssali is the new PS Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, the Ministry of Education and Sports gets a new PS Kate Lamaro, with Alex Kakooza moved to become the Private secretary to the Vice President. (FULL LIST New Permanent Secretaries)
To H.E the President, thank you for the trust in appointing me to serve in this noble office.
To the people of Uganda, thank you for the support and love.
To the world, this simple boy from Butambala believes in economics that works and hates accountability without results. pic.twitter.com/MCHBVtn7pP
— Ramathan Ggoobi (@rggoobi) July 16, 2021
In other appointments, Beti Kamya is new Inspector General of Government (IGG) while former Deputy IGG Mariam Wangadya has been appointed Head of the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC).
The changes made by President Yoweri Museveni today, also had him retire some officers in public interest. They are Amb Patrick Mugoya, Jane Kibirige, David Ebong, Benon Mutambia, Pius Wakabi, Kivumbi Lutaaya and Kintu Guwatudde.
The president also named new presidential advisors.
Odrek Rwabwogo has been appointed senior presidential advisor on special duties while Mary Karoor Okurut senior presidential advisor on public relations
Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi is senior presidential advisor on gender and youth affairs while John Mitala senior presidential advisor on public service
Adonia Ayebare is appointed special envoy and ambassador to the United Nations.