Absenteeism & Late Coming Is A Silent Form Of Corruption, Root It Out The District: Gen Isoke To Busia Leaders

Absenteeism & Late Coming Is A Silent Form Of Corruption, Root It Out The District: Gen Isoke To Busia Leaders

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By Spy Uganda

The Head of State House Anti Corruption Unit Brig.Gen Henry Isoke together with Peter Ogwang, the State Minister, Economic Monitoring spent the whole of yesterday in Busia District as part of the ongoing monitoring exercise of govt programs.

They two leaders held meetings with the district leadership and key issues of concern raised included; the mismanagement of UGX350m emyooga funds, starter funds, Primary Health Care funds and inflation of the pension & wage bill.

Other issues are; stalled & shoddy construction of the 1.6bn Town Council building & the mismanagement of Busia Main Market among others.

In his remarks Brig.Gen. Isoke cited corruption as a big impediment to service delivery. He lauded the LCV & Resident District Commissioner (RDC) for the will exhibited in fighting corruption and asked them to ensure that late coming & absenteeism which is a silent form of corruption is rooted out of the district.

State House Anti Corruption Unit Is Doing Well!

State House Anti Corruption Unit has registered a huge success against corruption and has been able to recover over UGX30 billion tax payers’ money through prosecutions, and other measures used to compel corrupt officials to refund embezzled public funds.

The Unit has so far investigated different public servants for graft, including members of parliament, accounting officers, security personnel, and directors of several government agencies and commissions among other gov’t big fish.

In addition to the above, the Unit has also ensured the safe return of over 600 Ugandans stranded after being trafficked to Arab countries. It has also conclusively investigated over 10,000 cases and interdicted over 200 government workers from public offices.

SH-ACU was established under Article 99(4) of the constitution of Uganda, which gives the President executive powers to either directly or indirectly perform his duties or through officers subordinate to him.

Launched on 10th December 2018, SH-ACU coordinates with all constitutionally mandated agencies to ensure that complaints raised by citizens are resolved.

The Unit also acts as a link between H.E. the President, citizens and Anti- Corruption agencies in relation to the Anti-Corruption issues.

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