Abim Procurement Officer Sacked

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Moses Nandala Kaziba, the Abim Chief Administrative Officer communicated the decision of the District Service Commission to Afoyochan in a January 15th 2016 letter.

Esther Afoyochan, the Abim District Procurement Officer has been sacked for alleged gross misconduct, inefficiency and insubordination.
 
 
Afoyochan was relieved of her duties by Abim District Service Commission on recommendation from the Inspectorate of Government.
 
 
Moses Nandala Kaziba, the Abim Chief Administrative Officer communicated the decision of the District Service Commission to Afoyochan in a January 15th 2016 letter.
 
 
In the letter, Kaziba informs Afoyochan of her dismissal from office effective January 18th and instructs her to hand over all government property in her possession.


Kaziba told URN the Inspector General of Government recommended the dismissal of the officer because of the fraudulent procurement of advertisement space in New Vision in 2011.

Afoyochan has taken her dismissal in good faith, saying the District Service Commission is a competent body. She explains that by the time someone is dismissed, several factors would have been put under consideration.