Ministry of Local Government has interdicted Dokolo District Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Issa Mbooge for abuse of office.
According to Dokolo LCV Chairman Mr. James Otto, he received a call from the permanent secretary Ministry of Local Government about the interdiction of the CAO.
Issa Mbooge is said to have been responsible for paying ghost workers (Teachers) a case that was being followed by the State House Anti-Corruption Unit and the Inspectorate of Government.
Otto said that Mbooge will be handing over office to the incoming CAO, Alex Felix Majeme tomorrow 23rd September 2022.
By the time of publication, Otto indicated that he hadn’t received the letter informing him of the new CAO’s arrival but confirmed to receiving a phone call from the Ministry informing him of the new CAO.
“I have not received the letter but I got a call from the Ministry indicating that the new CAO is coming tomorrow the 23rd of September,” Otto said.
He also added that he will work closely with the new CAO towards providing services to his community in a better way.
Otto further said that he had written a letter to the Ministry asking for immediate transfer of the CAO over sabotaging development of the district and paying ghost workers.
“You remember my letter to the ministry asking for immediate transfer of the CAO and in my letter there were clear reasons, one was that he is sabotaging development of the district and paying ghost workers,” he said.
Two other officials from the Dokolo CAO’s office are pending interdiction and they have been identified as Moses Otim, the principle human resource officer and Dan Ekuka, the human resource officer.
Investigations are still ongoing and the fate of the accused will be decided by Inspectorate of Government and State House Anti-Corruption Unit.