Katakwi District Bosses Arrested By State House Anti Corruption Unit For Chopping UGX72 Million

Katakwi District Bosses Arrested By State House Anti Corruption Unit For Chopping UGX72 Million

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State House Anti Corruption Unit in liaison with Uganda Police have arrested three suspects; Atim Angella (District Education Officer), Eyomu Raymond (Chief Finance Officer), Ajoko Joseph Emukoko (Sector Accountant Education department) for the mismanagement of UGX72M funds meant for the procurement of seater desks for primary schools in Katakwi District Local Government.

According to the Unit, over 112 seater desks were not supplied to some of the primary schools in Katakwi district and some payments were made with out following the right procurement procedures with the contractor Sennar Investments Limited.

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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