Pension Suspects Dodged Public Accounts Committee Interrogation Again

The pension scam suspects have again dodged the public accounts committee interrogations over the lost multi-billion shillings.

MPs on the Public accounts committee on Tuesday had issued summons to the former permanent secretary Jimmy Rwamafa and principal accountant Christopher Obey to appear before the committee to explain the loss of 268 billion shillings to ghost pensioners.

The committee chaired by Jinja East MP Paul Mwiru today waited for the two but did not show up on different grounds.

The former principal accountant with the Ministry of Public Service, Christopher obey sent his lawyers Nathan Osinde and Godfrey Himbaza of Osha law firm told MPs that their client and should be allowed to   appear on Tuesday next week.

The committee however learns to the former permanent Secretary Jimmy Rwamafa is sick and could not appear.

He said the committee has decided to give the two the last chance on Tuesday or they will be arrested.

The committee tomorrow expects to meet witnesses from the judiciary and the Attorney general Chambers on reports that Hull and partners which is a law firm forged a court order to procure payment worth 15.4 billion shillings for payment of ghost pensioners.