During the committee sitting on August 23rd, 2019, the Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary, Dr. Diana Atwiine informed PAC that the Ministry made a request to NMS to procure health worker’s uniforms and medical stationery. NMS contracted Nytil Company Limited to supply the uniforms.
Although the program has registered numerous challenges in recovery and project implementation, the new findings by the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development through independent consultants from the university of California Los Angeles and Makerere University indicates that at least some districts performed well.
Apart from the District Internal Auditor and the District Production Officer, all other heads of department are in acting positions. According to the Auditor General’s Report for the 2016/2017 financial year, the district had a staffing gap of 160 positions.
Isaiah Tumwesigye, the Town Clerk Moroto Municipality says part of the problem is caused by the absence of law enforcement officers. He says that the Municipality operates with one enforcement officer which affects operations against revenue defaulters.
It is first time Uganda is attending the meeting after cabinet agreed that Uganda should join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative EITI. It is expected that Ugandas membership to EITI will enhance transparency and accountability and lasting value as it prepares for Oil and Gas production.
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.
Alfred Malinga, the Chief Administrative Officer, Nabilatuk, says sections of people in the district want the recruitment delayed as their relatives finish with school and obtain the required qualifications.
In his remarks, Bamugemereire explained that they are seeking to partner with IRCU in the fight against corruption, saying religious bodies are very important vehicles of creating awareness among masses.
The Town Clerk, Deo Ndimo, said he was aware of the issues of Mpanga market but asked for more time so as to comment. But the Mpanga Market Vendors Chairperson, Stephen Asiimwe, calls for transparency if the market is to move forward.
The call was made by several anti-corruption agencies at the launch of the annual anti-corruption week ahead of the International Anti-Corruption day marked on December 9. This years activities will be carried out under the theme; Restoring Integrity in Public Service, Regaining Citizens trust in Anti-Corruption Fight.
The Auditor General, John Muwanga notes that the delayed procurement and installation of the plant hinders effective service delivery. Dr. Alfred Francis Ogwang, the Acting Director Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, says construction is underway and is managed at the Ministry of health.
In his 2016 audit report, the Auditor General John Muwanga observed that eight primary schools in Amudat didnt provide proper Books of Accounts for the Universal Primary Education- UPE funds received. Benton Luke Logiel, the Amudat District Education Officer, says he hasnt heard of or attended any financial management training.
Understaffed government agencies are overworking their staff, which is constraining service delivery, the Auditor Generals 2012/13 financial year report has revealed. In the report released to Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, Speaker of Parliament, it revealed that of the 18 statutory bodies, there was a shortfall of 706 workers, which represents 38 percent shortfall.
The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) has been given powers to investigate and bring to book organizations that break procurement procedures. Amendments to the PPDA Act became effective this month, taking the authority from being a â€œtoothless barking dogâ€ to one that can act in instances where fraud is suspected.