The units including districts, municipalities, town councils and sub-counties are listed among the most corrupt institutions in the country, according to a 2018 report of the Inspectorate of Government. To many, the units are a hive for Abuse of office, embezzlement and misappropriation of funds crafted by custodians of public resources.
The school foundation body led by acting Luweero district Acting Kadhi Ramadhan Mulindwa Nsanja locked her out of office, on accusations of disrespect and failure to account for Primary Teachers’ Association-PTA funds. Each of the 700 pupils at the school pays 30,000 Shillings per term as PTA fees.
Among the strategies to increase revenue, were deploying tax enumerators for assessment, spot monitoring and supervision of revenue collection centres, developing a computerized database/inventory on all the revenue sources and purchase of new pieces of Land for market places among others.
Sheikh Mulindwa says that Muslims are still lagging behind in development and many projects initiated by Uganda Muslim Supreme Council because they have lost trust in their leaders over lack of accountability.
Winnie Ngabirwe, the coordinator of Publish What You Pay PYP Uganda, says the move is welcome because it opens the oil and gas sector in Uganda to citizen scrutiny. She says dealing in the oil and gas sector will no longer remain secretive as they have been in the past.
Daniel Onyango Opondo, a councillor of Lubya Sub County and Chairman of Finance and Administrative Committee, says that the district public accounts committee recently discovered that the funds were also channelled to roads that did not need maintenance.
Stephanie Rivoal, the French Ambassador in Uganda says in oil production, transparency and accountability is paramount, saying the Ugandan government should be able to account for all the money invested in the sector.
Oulanya says the Hoima regional office should ensure that the monies injected by the government in the oil sector is properly monitored and accounted for adding that the establishment of the regional office will extend services closer to the people they Audit and that this will enhance the delivery of their mandate.
In his report, the Auditor General accuses the municipality of failing to account for Shillings 83 million allegedly paid to pensioners. According to the report, although the municipality claims to have paid the money to pensioners, there is no evidence to that effect.
Boniface Guheire Kahinda, the Kashambya sub county Finance Secretary, says the poor state of roads in the sub county has taken a tool of farmers who unable to transport their produce to the nearby markets.
Niwagaba said that before his appointment, he was approached by Winnie Kiiza, the Leader of Opposition inquiring on whether he would mind serving in the shadow cabinet and raised no objection. According to Niwagaba, he will use his position to push for the proposed electoral reforms presented by civil society, MPs and other stakeholders in the Ninth parliament.
Speaking about corporate governance and rule of law, Lukwago said his task is to reconstitute and streamline the functioning of all organs under KCCA. He said that his government will vigorously work towards eliminating impunity and arbitrariness in the management of city affairs.
In his report, the auditor general accused Odu of failing to return shillings 867 Million to the consolidated fund at the close of the 2012/2013 financial year, in breach of the Public Finance & Accountability Act-PFAA .