By Spy Uganda
On Friday 9th September 2022 State House Anti Corruption Unit Boss Brig.Gen Henry Isoke paid a courtesy visit to Hon. Deputy Chief Justice Richard Buteera.
According to our source, the visit was aimed at strengthening cooperation between the Anti Graft Unit and the Judiciary for better services to Ugandans.
In another news from State House, Anyou Ngolobe Vincent a former Court Clerk,Nabweru Chief Magistrates Court has been Convicted and disqualified from holding public office for next 10 years.
Ngolobe was arrested by the State House Anti Corruption Unit after soliciting a bribe of UGX150,000 from a complainant in exchange for assistance to secure an eviction order.
— Anti Corruption Unit – State House Uganda (@AntiGraft_SH) September 9, 2022
State House Anti Corruption Unit has registered a huge success against corruption and has been able to recover over UGX30 billion taxpayers’ 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.