Highest paid government officials named

Bank of Uganda governor Emmanuel Tumusiime - Mutebile. File photo

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Investigation. A leaked report by Parliament notes that parliamentarians seek to understand the procedure followed to allocate salaries to various government employees

Parliament. A leaked report of a watchdog committee of Parliament ranks monthly salaries of top government officials —the highest-paid chief executives — and highlights what the lawmakers have called “glaring huge salary disparities” existing across all government parastatals, authorities and commissions.
The May 2015 report by House Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) reveals “massive disparities” in the public sector pay and calls for concerted government efforts to address the “distortions” and restore equity in the pay structures.

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