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Mr. Ssempala Kigozi
Resident District Commissioner

 The Resident District Commissioner shall:

  •  Coordinate the administration of Government services in the district;
  • Advise the district chairperson on matters of a national nature that may affect the district or its plans or programmes, and particularly the relations between the district and the Government;
  • Monitor and inspect the activities of local governments and where necessary advice the chairperson;
  • Carry out such other functions as may be assigned by the president or prescribed by parliament.

The Resident District Commissioner may:

  • Sensitize the populace on governmental policies and programmes, and in so doing shall liaise with the district chairperson;
  •  Advise the chairperson to instruct the Chief Internal Auditor to carry out a special audit and submit a report to the council;
  •  Draw the attention of the Auditor general to the need for special investigation audits of the local government council;
  • Draw the attention of the Inspector General of Government to a need to investigate any cases of mismanagement or abuse of office;
  • Draw the attention of any relevant line ministry to the divergence from or noncompliance with Government policy by any council with in his or her area of jurisdiction;
  • In consultation with the speaker or chairperson of a council as the case may be, address the council from time to time on any matter of national importance
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