JINJA — Jinja Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Eric Sakwa has on Friday, May 9 been fired and ordered to handover office with immediate effect.
According to a letter signed by Hajji Yunus Kakande, the Secretary, Office of the President, Mr. Sakwa is relieved of his duties as RDC and he has been blocked from leaving the country.
“You are required to hand over any government property in your possession in accordance with the laid down procedure and regulations,” reads the letter adding that he will receive a salary not less than half of his basic pay.
The Jinja district's internal security officer will take over from Sakwa in an interim capacity.
The salary reductions are subject to refund in case the suspension is lifted and charges are dropped, the PS said in his letter ordering the controversial RDC’s interdiction.