The Hon. Minister of Works and Transport Eng. John Byabagambi in exercising the powers vested in him by Section 18 (1) of the UNRA Act 2006 and on recommendation of the Board of Directors of Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) has appointed Mrs. Allen Catherine Kagina as the Executive Director of UNRA with effect from 1st May 2015.
Mrs. Kagina previously served as Commissioner General of Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) from 2004-2014.
She is credited with turning around the performance of the tax body and has been recognised by a number of institutions, including the Parliament of Uganda, for transforming URA into a reputable Government organisation.
UNRA and the Road Sector in general will benefit from Mrs. Kagina’s managerial experience.
The Board of Directors and Staff of UNRA in a statement congratulated Mrs. Kagina on her new appointment and welcomed her.
Dan Kitakule Alinange Head, Corporate Communications Uganda National Roads Authority.
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Kagina replaces Sebbugga Kimezze, the former acting Executive Director who was suspended by the UNRA board following a controversy surrounding the tender for the construction of the Mukono- Katosi road.