Equal Opportunities Commission Boss Sylvia Ntambi Released On 3.5 Million Cash Bail

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Equal Opportunities Commission Boss Sylvia Ntambi Released On 3.5 Million Cash Bail
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The Anti-Corruption court has granted a 3.5 million cash bail to the chairperson of Equal Opportunities Commission Sylvia Muwebwa Ntambi who is facing charges of causing financial loss, embezzlement, corruption, abuse of office and conspiracy to defraud.

Grade one magistrate Moses Nabende has also ordered Ntambi to deposit her travel documents, land title of block 226 plot 541 private land at Kyadondo in court, while her three sureties were ordered to execute a non cash bond of 44 millions.

The chairperson of the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC),Sylvia Ntambi was last week remanded to Kigo Prison until  today November 4, 2020 by the Anti-Corruption Court.

Ntambi appeared before court to answer 25 charges related to abuse of office, she arrived at court amidst heavy security.

Previously, Ntambi had failed to appear in court after her lawyer MacDusman Kabega said she was unwell and had been admitted at Medik hospital  but this version was challenged by one of the witnesses today at court, a medical assistant at the facility, who said Ntambi was never admitted at the facility.

According to prosecution, Ntambi neglected her duty, resulting into mismanagement of the commission funds worth Shs 245.5 million.

She is also accused of conspiring with EOC employees to defraud the government money worth Uganda Shillings 44.5 million, some of her co-accused include 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.

She allegedly committed the offenses between July 2018 and April 2019 at the EOC offices in Kampala.

 

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