CORRUPTION: NTUNGAMO CAO & OTHER OFFICALS IN TROUBLE

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The Ntungamo district Chief Administrative Officer-CAO, Nasser Mukiibi and other officials including the Chief Finance Officer (CFO), the district internal auditor and others are in trouble over corruption related cases.

The Ntungamo district Chief Administrative Officer-CAO, Nasser Mukiibi and other officials including the Chief Finance Officer (CFO), the district internal auditor and others are in trouble over corruption related cases.

They were on Monday, October 24, 2022 picked from the district headquarters by the State House Health and Medicines Monitoring Unit and taken to Ntungamo police station to record statements in the ongoing inquiry into embezzlement of funds meant for health services delivery.

This follows a recent monitoring of the district payroll system and reports that unearthed several ghost health centers in the district, and the accounting officers are accused of causing financial loss, criminal neglect of duty, abuse of office and embezzlement of public funds.

According to Patience Baganzi, the Ntungamo district police commander inquiries are underway.

Dr. Warren Namara, the head of the state house monitoring unit said that the arrest and questioning of the district officials was really a constructive engagement to have the clear picture on discoveries in the system. Several other officials have also been summoned by police and the unit to record statements.

 

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