Sylvia Ntambi, the chairperson of the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) is in hot soup after the Anti-Corruption Court summoned her to answer several corruption related charges
According to the charge sheet, Ntambi is accused of “neglecting her duties of directing the affairs and administration of the commission thereby leading to gross mismanagement of the commission’s funds.”
Ntambi joins other suspects from the same commission who were charged last year but are now out on bail.
Ntambi had been expected to appear before court this week but she was said to be away on official duty.
She is expected to appear before court on September 30 to plead to the charges.
According to the charge sheet, her co-accused are: Agnes Enid Kamahoro, 48; Moses Mugabe, 38; Mujuni Mpitsi, 49; Harriet Byangire, 37; Ronnie Kwesiga, 33; Evans Jjemba, 35; Manasseh Kwihangana, 39; Sarah Nassanga, 43 and Nicholas Sunday Olwor, 51.
Ntambi, Kamahoro and Mpitsi are alleged to have conspired to defraud government of more than Shs 35 million.