By Gabriel Adrapi

Teachers who operate boda-boda business as an alternative source of income risk being terminated from public service.

Chairman parliamentary committee on government appointments, honorable Ssewungu Joseph Gonzaga gave the instruction to the chairpersons of district service commissions during a meeting in Arua town.

He was reacting to the report from the deputy chief administrative officer Arua district, indicating that many teachers  on government payroll have continued to spend time doing boda-boda business.

Margret Ayiseni, chairperson Arua district service commission, identified forgery of documents as one of the major challenges facing recruitment of civil servants.

Ashraf Olega, Member of Parliament Aringa constituency, a member of appointments committee, explained that the purpose of the committee’s visit to Arua was to find facts about the operations of the district service commissions that have been accused several times for malfunctioning.

The meeting attracted civil servants and district chairpersons from Moyo, Pakwach, and Arua districts. End