Kampala – 2nd July, 2018. National Forestry Authority welcomed the new Executive Director Mr. Tom Obong Okello who received tools of office from Mr. Paul Buyerah Musamali who has been the Ag. Executive Director since 1st February 2018. The hand over happened the NFA headquarters witnessed by the Chairman B.O.D Mr. Gershom Onyango.
Tom indicated that it was a pleasure for him to return to the forestry sector in another capacity now and promised that his focus will be eliminating illegalities and ensure sustainable management of Central Forest Reserves.
While handing over Paul Buyerah welcomed the new Executive director back to the forestry sector and requested him to spearhead the restoration drive and jealously conserve the 506 CFR’s.
Mr. Onyango Gershom, Chairman Board of directors National Forestry Authority, said: “Tom’s track record, experience, and contacts in the profession are highly credible and we are thrilled to have him on board.