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Uganda Works Engineer, Bagonza sentenced for three years in jail

The Anti corruption Court in Kampala today has sentenced the former Chief Engineer in the Ministry of Works and Transport, Samson Bagonza to three years in jail for causing financial loss to the government of Uganda in 2007 and another two more years for abuse of abuse.

Eng. John Nasasira

Works Minister - John Nasasira

It is however not yet clear whether Bagonza will serve the sentences concurrently or consecutively. Justice John Bosco Katusi of the Anti Corruption court has ruled that Bagonza was a senior civil engineer and a professional engineer but did not follow the procurement procedures as required by law.

The court found engineer Bagonza guilty of causing a financial loss of 1.6 billion shillings to the government of Uganda during the construction of the Entebbe highway between Zzana and Kibuye during the 2007 CHOGM preparations.

By Walakira Nyanzi, Ultimate Media

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