Denis Hamson Obua, the Government Chief Whip, and Chairperson of the Caucus says the President informed the NRM legislators that the Government was in the process of introducing the proposed amendments to strengthen the Anti-Corruption legal regime particularly to fight white-collar extortion.
During a rally held at Kitana Primary School playground in Kigorobya town council in Hoima on Monday, where he was endorsing Moses Aguuda, the NUP candidate for the upcoming by-election for the Hoima LC V Chairperson’s seat, Kyagulanyi highlighted the dire situation in Bunyoro.
Hajji Yunus Kakande, the Permanent Secretary in the Office of the President, expressed concern over some RDCs and their deputies being implicated in aiding land grabbing and siding with land grabbers, emphasizing the need to condemn such actions.
Moses Odur, the medical Records officer is accused of extorting money mounting to 1.2 million shillings from Scovia Chero, one of the candidates who applied for the job for the position of assistant records officer.
The new Board members who were appointed effective April 7th, 2022 were inaugurated from the Energy Ministry headquarters at Amber House in Kampala Wednesday at a ceremony presided over by Minister Ruth Nankabirwa Ssentamu.
Muhamad Nsegumire Kibedi, the Mityana North County MP pinned the officials for extorting money from patients, charging them exorbitant fees ranging from Shillings 30,000 to 60,000 as consultation fees, and providing them beds, and gloves among other requirements yet the services are supposed to be free.
Hundreds of people seeking employment in the district have reportedly been conned by the district officials who demand for money from the applicants promising to help them secure jobs in the various departments in the district. But even after extorting money from them, the applicants do not appear on the shortlist.
Mpindi Bumali, the MP for Persons with Disabilities expressed concern over the impartiality of the IGG Kamya in conclusively investigating the intricate rot at the Uganda Land Commission since it equally touches her since she also supervised the troubled ULC as Lands Minister
It is alleged that on 30th, March 2020, at Kobil Petrol Station along Bombo Road Kampala, Drichi, gave gratification of 3.7 million shillings to a Senior Inspectorate Officer attached to Moyo regional office with intent to influence him to delay verification of accountabilities.
The minister who is currently in Bunyoro on a working visit says that he has established that several officials in the various land boards are fueling land grabbing, through the issuance of land titles to the rich at the expense of the poor.
With payments expected to be effected beginning October, Kafuuzi told claimants that Government considered to pay uniformly a sum of one million shillings for each cow to each of the claimants in Acholi, Lango and Teso sub regions.
They were arrested on Wednesday on the orders of Peter Ogwang, the State Minister for Economic Monitoring in the Office of the President for corruption and negligence of duties.
The others are Deogratius Byakagaba, the district Education officer and Hillary Agondeze, the district water Engineer.
The summoned officials are John Kasaija, the Masindi municipal engineer, Deo Kabugo, the town clerk Masindi Municipality, Lameck Atugonza, the Masindi district and his supervisor John Muhumuza.
Others are Alfred Onen, the District Water Officer, Geoffrey Nkurunziza, the former acting district Chief Administrative Officer-CAO, Patrick Okise, the district internal auditor, Godfrey Byarugaba, the district procurement officer and David Baguma, the Masindi chief financial officer.