A community Baraza brings together the District Technical Officers led by the Chief Administrative Officer supported by the heads of departments to present the implementation status of government and Non-Government Organizations programs to the citizens and representatives from the office of the Prime Minister.
The President while delivering the State of the Nation address at a Parliament session held at Kololo Airstrip said that to achieve aims of building the economy, they must defeat corruption which starts from the Ministry of Finance, that add in things that are not there.
“With the IG-ODS, a leader is not able to submit incomplete information and thus the system has solved the problem of incomplete declarations, which also eases verification,” says Anet Twine, the Director Leadership Code.
The agency has now launched what they call ‘IG-ODS Phase II’, which will help access the data in other government agencies, which will make it easy to verify data submitted by a leader through comparison.
Mariam Wangadya, the Deputy IGG revealed that during the last two years, the ombudsman has investigated 40 high profile cases and other 192 corruption cases in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and 2,284 cases in Local Governments.
The clerics including the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev. Stephen Samuel Kaziimba Mugalu, the Mufti of Uganda Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje, the Archbishop of Kampala Dr Cyprian Kizito and others say that they remain the most trusted custodians of ethical values for the country.
Sylvester Tumukurate, the Acting Mitooma District LC V Chairperson, says the committee will investigate among other issues the alleged removal of the town engineer as a signatory on the road funds account, the double receipt of funds disbursed, failure to pay Ex-gratia to local council one chairpersons and provide accountability for the 2017/18 financial year.
One of the victims who preferred anonymity alleges that one of the members Apollo Wapicho told her that she would get a job if she pays some money. She adds that her father sold some of his properties including cows to raise the money.