The Uganda Revenue Authority-URA board has appointed new commissioners to replace those fired in May 2020.
The appointments made after the August 26, 2020 sitting saw Abel Kagumire appointed as the commissioner customs after acting in the position since early this year.
Mr. Richard Kariisa has also been appointed the commissioner domestic taxes as John Tinka Katungwensi takes on the assistant commissioner in charge of large taxpayers` slot among others.
The new appointments replace former commissioners Dickson Kateshumbwa who has since moved to stand for the Sheema Municipality seat, Henry Saka, and Silajji Kanyesigye who were fired in May.
President Yoweri Museveni later said after the 2020/21 budget address that the former URA commissioners were sacked because of corruption. END