Museveni appoints, drops permanent secretaries in new reshuffle of ministries.

President Museveni.

President Museveni.

President Museveni has today appointed and reshuffled new Permanent Secretaries which has seen long serving Permanent Secretaries Kaliisa Kabagambe (energy ministry), Paul Steven Kagoda (ministry of internal affairs) and James Mugume (ministry foreign affairs)  being  dropped.

According to a State House statement released today November 4th, 2016, “President Museveni has appointed and deployed Permanent Secretaries under article 174 (2) of the constitution.”

Head of Public Service and Secretary to Cabinet  John Mitaala, Head of Public Service Vicent Opio Lukone, State House Lucy Nakyobe Mbonye, President’s office Deobroah Katuramu, Office of the Prime Minister Christine Guwatudde Kintu, Public Service Catherine Musingwire, Lands Housing and Urban Development Dorcas Okalany, Works and Transport Bageya Waisswa.

Water and Environment Alfred Okot Okidi, Energy and Mineral Development Dr. Stephen Isabaliija, Gender,  Labour and Social Development Pius Bigirimana, Foreign Affairs Patrick Mugoya, Ethics Alex Okello, Justice/Solicitor General Francis Atoke and Agriculture Pius Wakabi.

Public Service Commission Dr. Geoffrey Mbabazi, Inspectot General Government Rose N. Kafeero, Principal Private Secretary to the President Nawe Molly Kamukama, Education Service Commission Dr. Asuman Lukwago, Internal Affairs Dr. Benon Mutambi Mugisha, East African Affairs Edith Mwanje, Judiciary Kagole Kivumbi, Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Amb Julius Onen, Judicial Service Dr. Rose Nasali Lukwago and Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Doreen Katusiime.

James Mugume (ministry foreign affairs) who was also among those dropped.

James Mugume (ministry foreign affairs) who was also among those dropped.

Local Government Benjamin Kumumanya, Finance, Planning and Economic Development Keith Muhakanizi, Science and Technology David O.O Ebong, Health Dr. Diana Atwiine, ICT and Information Vicent Bagiire Waisswa, Education and Sports Alex Kakooza, Health Service Commission Teopista Mary Wenene.

The President last week appointed Dr. Diana Atwiine as the new Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Health to replace Dr. Asuman Lukwago who heads to the Education Service Commission following a standoff with the Health Ministry officials including the Health Minister Ruth Aceng over management issues.



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