By Jumah Nsubuga
MPs seating on parliamentary committee on commissions’ state authorities and state enterprises (COSASE) yesterday grilled Officials from Civil Aviation Authority over a contract they signed with Kampala associated advocates as their debt collector.
Kampala associated advocates was contracted to act as debt collector for shs 54bn from government and were supposed to get 2.5% which was letter increased to 10% as a commission.
The MPs asked the officials to explain the reason behind the change in the commission and the reason behind the selection of Kampala associated advocates out of the three companies that had applied.
The director finance for civil aviation authority Samalie Kisekka said that the companies were all evaluated and the technical committee
realized that Kampala associated advocates had experience and skills for collecting debts of such magnitude.
Mrs.Kisekka also said that the change in the commission percentage came as the result of Kampala associated advocates asking for an increment after finding out that they had underestimated the work.