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LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMISSION - MEMBERS OF THE FIFTH COMMISSION (2013– 2016)

HE Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

The Commission shall advise the President on all matters concerning the distribution of revenue between the Government and Local Governments and the allocation to each Local Government of money out of the Consolidated Fund. 

The Commission shall consider and recommend to the President potential sources of revenue for Local Governments.

Dr. Agnes Atim Apea PhD - Chairperson

Dr Apea is a Rural Development Specialist with proven expertise in decentralization policy, research and practice in Sub-Saharan Africa. She has significant understanding of fiscal decentralization, rural development financing and decentralization practice and policy. She has over 20 years work experience as a rural development practitioner and consultant with various national, regional and multinational organizations including African Union, United Nations, Commonwealth, USAID, DFID, EU etc.

Mr. Yunus Mugabe - Vice Chairperson

Mr. Yunus Mugabe represents Central Government on the Commission. He is the Vice Chairperson of the 6th Commission and serving his first term. He was elected in November 2017. Mr. Mugabe is a distinguished communication expert with vast experience in Journalism, Mass Communication and Media Management having previously worked for various media organizations like Daily Monitor Newspaper. Mr. Mugabe has also worked in the President’s Office as a Resident District Commissioner in various Districts and also as a District Council Speaker for Hoima, Chairperson of District Council Speakers in Uganda (UDIGOSA) and a member of Uganda Local Governments Association (ULGA) Executive Committee Representing District Council Speakers.

Ms.Deborah Kyazike Kinobe - Member

Kyazike Deborah Kinobe has over 25 years of experience in Local Governments as a political leader. She has served as a district Chairperson for Mityana District, Executive committee member of Uganda Local government Association, Member of East and Central Africa Local Government Association (EALGA), a District speaker for Mityana District under District speakers association (UDICOSA). She is an expert in Human resource, public policy and Management.

Mr. Charles Katarikawe

Mr. Charles Katarikawe Represents Urban Authorities and is serving his second and last term. He has a very long experience in urban administration having served as Town Clerk in various town councils and municipalities of Uganda. He was a consultant to Namibia on decentralized governance. He retired from the Ministry of Local Government at a rank of Commissioner urban administration.

Ms.Kemigisa Grace - Member

Grace represents the Central Government and has rich experience in local governments administration where she Served for 20years in the positions of Senior Assistant Secretary ,Assistant Chief Administrative Officer and retired early at the level of a Town clerk .She is engaged in farming and mobolisation for rural development .

Mr.Norman Birungi

Birungi Norman is a professional Economist, Research and public policy expert. He is a local government representative on the Commission. Norman has vast experience in leadership, having served at Local Government leadership as a vice president of the Uganda Local Government’s Association (ULGA), district chairperson of Kyegegwa district, Speaker of Kyenjojo district and youth Councilor for Kabarole district immediately after his university studies way back in 1997. He brings leadership and negotiation skills, research and policy analysis expertise to the Commission. He is serving his first term having been appointed in November 2017.

Mr. Sam Ogenrwoth

Mr. Sam Ogenrwoth represents District Local Governments on the Commission and is serving his second and last term. He has a wealth of experience in public management and Administration and he is a former Chief Administration Officer (CAO), Arua District.

Annual Report 2014-2015