The President of Uganda, Yoweri Tibuhaburwa Kaguta Museveni has put forward the name of Josephine Okui Okwakol Ossiya, an experienced accountant, for nomination to the Bank of Uganda (BoU) Board.
In a letter to the Parliament of Uganda, President Museveni noted thus.. “APPOINTMENT OF MS. JOSEPHINE OKUI OSSIYA TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS BANK OF UGANDA”
The above matter refers;
In Exercise of the powers vested in the President by Article 161(3)(a) of the 1995 Constitution, I have reappointed Ms. Josephine Okui Ossiya as a Member of the Board of Directors of Bank of Uganda.
I hereby, submit her Name and Curriculum Vitae to Parliament for approval.
Meanwhile, the deputy Speaker of Parliament Thomas Tayebwa had earlier confirmed the appointment and vetting process of Ms Ossiya.
According to the Deputy Speaker, Ossiya underwent the vetting process by Parliament’s Appointments Committee and the results of their vetting will be handed over to the Appointing Authority.
”I chaired Parliament’s Committee on Appointments to vet the Presidential nominee for the Bank of Uganda board, Ms. Josephine Okui Ossiya, this morning. The Committee will communicate its decision to the appointing authority,” said Tayebwa.
I chaired Parliament's Committee on Appointments to vet the Presidential nominee for the Bank of Uganda board, Ms. Josephine Okui Ossiya, this morning.
The Committee will communicate it’s decision to the appointing authority. pic.twitter.com/xhX46gg6ws
— Thomas Tayebwa (@Thomas_Tayebwa) July 5, 2023
Ossiya, a Certified Public Accountant, is currently one of the seven members of the BoU’s Board of Directors.
She also chairs the Strategy and Finance Committee of the Board (SFCB) and serves on the Audit and Governance Committee.