Nasser Ntege Sebaggala has been re-appointed as the presidential advisor for special duties.
Seya as he is better known resigned from the same position last year after calling President Museveni a dictator.
The Observer now reports that Seya wrote to the permanent secretary on June 30, accepting his June 24 appointment.
On June 24, the permanent secretary in the ministry of public service, Catherine Musingwiire, who wrote to Sebaggala informing him of the new appointment.
“I am pleased to inform you that his excellency the president, in exercising the power vested to him under Article 172(1) C of the Constitution, and on the advice of the Public Service Commission, directed that you be offered appointment on a local contract as senior special advisor/special duties for a period of 24 months, [subject to renewal] with effect from January 1, 2016,” Musingwiire’s letter read in parts.
“I write to accept the offer and I promise to work to the expectations of the appointing authority,” Sebaggala wrote back.
On June 30, Sebaggala told Observer he was “overjoyed” to be back as a presidential adviser.
He will bag Shs 28,584,986 per annum minus allowances like medical for him and family and contract gratuity at the rate of 40 percent.
Rejected as minister without Portfolio by parliament’s Appointments committee in 2011, threatened to run against the president in 2016 elections only to pull out on the last minute.