Minister accused of okaying illegal sale of 900 govt cattle
The Minister of State for Agriculture, Ms Joy Kabatsi, and other officials have been accused of authorising illegal sale of cattle, including from two government ranches of Ruhengyere and Nshaara in western Uganda.
Ms Kabatsi is in charge of the Animal Husbandry docket.
Senior officials at the Entebbe-based National Animal Genetics Resources Centre & Data Bank (NAGRC & DB), including the executive director, Dr Charles Lagu, and board chairman, Johnson Nkuhe, have been named in the alleged theft of cattle, including three imported South African exotic bulls from the two government ranches.
They have been ordered to step aside to allow smooth investigations by police and the Inspector General of Government.... find out more