KISOZI: President Yoweri Museveni has continued to use his retreat ast his Kisozi farm to make changes in his government with the latest being the appointment of Dr. Hassan Galiwango, the former Director of Finance and Administration as Uganda’s High Commissioner to Nairobi.
President Museveni who is also the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party National Chairman made changes in June at the party’s secretariat that saw Galiwango and a host of others dropped.
In the changes, Dr. Galiwango, the long serving key party Mobilizer and director Finance and Administration was dropped and replaced with Koboko district NRM Chairperson, Medina Neham.
Although Museveni made other changes in nominating Jacqueline Kyatuheire (National Treasurer), Mathias Kasamba (Director Mobilisation) and Emmanuel Dombo (Director information and publicity), a section of voters of Mbale were angry accused the Sercretaiat’s leadership Dr. Galiwango’s sacking.
Galiwango replaces Phoebe Otaala who resigned as Uganda’s High Commissioner to kenya to participate in NRM party primaries in which she lost.
Galiwango is a long serving NRM party mobilizer who has served through the ranks.
Recently the incumbent Mbale City woman MP, Mrs Connie Galiwango threatened to quit NRM and contest as an independent after losing out to Ms. Lydia Wanyoto in the concluded NRM party primaries.
Ms Wanyoto got 8, 220 votes against Ms Galiwango who got 241 votes from the residual election, according to Mr John Woniala, the returning officer who announced the results.