IGP Orders Logistics Boss Godfrey Bangirana to Hand over Office

Looks like someone doesn’t want to leave office.

By our Reporter


The Inspector-General of Police Okoth Ochola has ordered Assistant Inspector General of Police Godfrey Bangirana to handover the Logistics and Welfare office, following the expiry of his contract.

The directive was issued in a letter dated July 19, 2019, copied to Internal Affairs Minister Gen Jeje Odongo, State Minister of Internal Affairs Obiga Kania and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

According to the letter, Bangirana was asked to hand over the office to Senior Commissioner of Police Richard Edyegu, not later than today, as he awaits a decision on his appointment. His fate now lies in a decision to be taken by the Police Authority chaired by the Internal Affairs Minister.

“It is on record that you applied to the Secretary to the Police Authority for consideration for renewal of your contract which has not been done. While we wait for this to happen, it is proper you handover office to SCP Richard Edyegu,” the directive reads.

Bangirana was recently probed by Inspector General of Government (IGG) after a whistleblower questioned the amount of money spent on the construction of Nateete Police Station. He was also questioned for inflating the budget for the construction of police housing units in 2017.

This was overdue as the man is implicated in many corruption scandals with impunity. He boasts that his highly connected but at the expense of police service.Despite the continuous reminders to vacate office, the AIGP Bangirana Godfrey has been issued a warning and reminder letter to leave office to avoid any queries into his matter.  

He requested for an extension of the two years contract that has not been permitted yet by his bosses and still he decides to stay in office illegally. 

Issued letter to AIGP Bangirana Godfrey

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