Uganda, May 20 -- The Inspector General of Government (IGG) is reviewing the petition that is questioning the appointment of Mr James Nkamwesiga Kasigwa as the new executive director of the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (Unbs).

Ms Ali Munira, the spokesperson of the office of the IGG, yesterday said: "The complaint is still being reviewed to determine the next course of action."

The petition, which was lodged last week by lawyers of Wanambugo & Co. Advocates on behalf of Mr George Ahimbisibwe, contends that Mr Kasigwa was not among the best two candidates recommended to the trade minister from whom to pick for the appointment.

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