February 19, 2024. The State House Anti-Corruption Unit working with the Criminal Investigations Directorate have arraigned the former Head Teacher, Picho Paul Kennedy, and former Senior Accounts Assistant, Okema Geoffrey, Gulu High School, a government aided school before the Anti-Corruption Court in Kololo . The duo is accused of Causing Financial Loss and Conspiracy to Defraud.

According to investigations, Picho Kennedy and Okema Geoffrey, who were joint signatories to the Gulu High School account with Stanbic Bank, withdrew funds amounting to UGX 336,374,052, which were meant for Gayaza High School but had been credited to Gulu High School account by mistake. The accused then used the funds for personal use, knowing well that their actions would cause financial loss to the bank. They were remanded until 21/02/2024.

Picho Kennedy and Okema Geoffrey before the Anti-corruption Court