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Former ESO boss favourite to replace Kabushenga at Vision Group

Vision Group Offices (Courtesy Photo)

Former Deputy General of the External Security Organisation (ESO) Emmanuel Ewaku Allio has emerged as the best candidate to replace Robert Kabushenga as the Chief Executive Officer of government-owned Vision Group.

Emmanuel Allio (Courtesy Photo) has emerged as the most probable candidate to replace Robert Kabushenga at New Vision

Kabushenga announced his resignation from the position after being granted by the board permission to have an early retirement last month.

An investigative website however learnt from reliable sources within State House that Allio has been vetted as the best candidate to become the new CEO for the Industrial Area-based Vision Group.

“The vetting process ended with him being the best candidate. I don’t know whether he has been briefed yet but he has been on the list of those looked at as the replacement for Kabushenga,” a source that preferred anonymity so as to speak freely told this website.

When contacted for a comment, a former war correspondent and investigations writer during the reign of William Pike at the New Vision said he was not aware of the development.

The News was revealed by NBS as they spoke to Emmanuel who is said to have emerged as the best person though he says he hasn’t been approached yet.

“Nobody has approached me over the same because I never applied for the job. I, therefore, have no knowledge of what you are saying,”Allio, now a director of investment at the Operation Wealth Creation.

The latest development comes in the wake of reports indicating that Marcus Kwikiriza who recently resigned from hosting the morning show on Nxt Radio was also lined up to take the job as the CEO for Vision Group.

Others in line for the job include Barbara Kaija, who serves as the editor in chief of the Vision Group of newspapers and David Mafabi, a presidential aide.

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