By Spy Uganda
The Anti Corruption Court has today charged the Kitgum Commercial Officer, Atwom Morish & Agricultural Officer, Ocira Denish for diverting over UGX500M funds that were meant for the implementation of the Parish Development Model in the district.
The model system aimed at kicking poverty out of Uganda-positions the parish as the epicenter of multi-sectoral community development, planning, implementation, supervision and accountability. Parish as the lowest reference unit for planning, budgeting and delivery of interventions to drive socio-economic transformation.
The Anti Corruption Court has today charged the Kitgum Commercial officer, Atwom Morish & Agricultural officer, Ocira Denish for diverting over UGX500M funds meant for PDM.
The duo join the CAO & other officials that were earlier charged for the same.#ExposeTheCorrupt https://t.co/6bxToopOyD pic.twitter.com/bN1ahka6oK
— Anti Corruption Unit – State House Uganda (@AntiGraft_SH) May 24, 2023
The duo join the CAO & other officials that were earlier charged for the same.
The State House Anti Corruption Unit (SH-ACU) in one year, 2022, managed to recover Ugx35.484bn from corruption masters of this country, the annual report revealed.
The Unit also managed to arrest and arraign in court over 448 suspects. Among these, courts convicted 70 culprits including government accounting Officers, Executive Officers, managing directors, Secretaries of Commission, CAOs, and Town Clerks.
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 a corruption-free country.
The Unit also acts as a link between H.E. the President, citizens, and Anti- Corruption agencies in relation to Anti-Corruption issues.