By Spy Uganda
Kampala: The troubled Chairperson of Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) Sylvia Ntambi Muwebwa who is battling corruption cases has taken fresh measures to recover her name that is already sounding criminal hence swearing a deep poll requesting for the same.
In accordance with the Registration of Documents Act, the embattled EOC chairperson who is battling corruption charges has renounced and abandoned the use of the names Ntambi Sylvia as it appears on her National Identity Card and opted for Nabatanzi Sylvia Muwebwa.
In a deed poll seen by this website, Ntambi says that she will now be referred to as per the new names (Nabatanzi Sylvia Muwebwa) in all records, deeds, proceedings and transactions.
Ntambi is battling corruption scandals with nine former employees of the commission on charges of embezzlement, abuse of office, conspiracy to defraud and corruption.
Who Are Her Co-Accused?
Her co-accused are Ms Agnes Enid Kamahoro, 48, the senior personal secretary, Mr Moses Mugabe, 38, a senior monitoring and evaluation officer, Mr Mujuni Mpitsi, 49, secretary, Ms Harriet Byangire, 37, a senior accountant, Mr Ronnie Kwesiga, 33, acting accounts assistant, Mr Evans Jjemba, 35, principal compliance officer, Mr Manasseh Kwihangana, 39, a senior compliance officer.
Others are Ms Sarah Nassanga, 43, an office attendant and Mr Nicholas Sunday Olwor, 51, an undersecretary.
Background Of The Matter
Ms Ntambi, Ms Kamahoro and Mr Mpitsi between January 6, 2019, and April 30, 2019, allegedly conspired to defraud the government of more than Shs9m. Under the charge of abuse of office, Mr Mugabe, Mr Mpitsi and Mr Kwihangana are accused of abusing their authority when they fraudulently processed, requisitioned and approved Shs29m in January last year purportedly for undertaking sensitisation programmes in Karamoja Sub-region whereas not.
In a separate count, Ms Kamahoro, Mr Mpitsi, and Mr Olwor in December 2018, allegedly processed, requisitioned and approved Shs19m purportedly for development of the first and second draft of Equal Opportunities Commission HIV/Aids workplace policy, knowing their acts would cause government a financial loss.