Minister Akello Tips Stakeholders On How To Fight Corruption
The office of the President under the Ministry of Ethics and Integrity has tipped stakeholders on how to fight corruption.
Among those invited to attend the validation stakeholders meeting were Religious leaders, civil society organizations, technical people, chairperson’s district local governments and the media.
State Minister for Ethics and Integrity Hon. Rose Lilly Akello has called upon Ugandans to fight against corruption while speaking this at SPARROW Hotel in Soroti City while opening the stakeholder’s validation meeting for the assessment report on the implementation of the Zero Tolerance to Corruption Policy 2019 - 2024.
Hon. Akello emphasized that fighting corruption needs teamwork but not in isolation.
The Minister urged Ugandans to have a mindset change and fight the vice in order to achieve good service delivery.
Hon Akello said the government is committed to fighting corruption in Uganda.
However, she also called upon the youth to get involved in fighting corruption.
Hon. Akello called upon the leaders and stakeholders to pledge total commitment to the implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy 2019/2024.
Rev. Canon Amos Aaron Mwesiyge, the director for Ethics and Integrity in charge of religious Affairs under the office of the President said the main purpose of the meeting was to validate the assessment that was done by the consultant regarding zero tolerance to corruption policy.
Rev. Canon Mwesiyge also had some points to note about corruption.
Peter Pex Paak, Soroti Resident City Commissioner, expressed disappointment saying that most cases handled by some Agencies take longer to be investigated.
He noted that the government can enable the organs to investigate cases quickly and give feedback to security so that the culprits are brought to book.