President Yoweri Museveni has said his government has started an open war on corruption and ready to move any length.
According to a statement released by State House, drug Museveni warned that all people involved in corruption if caught will be exposed and dealt with.
The President adds that the arrest of his Minister of State for Labour, viagra Employment and Industrial Relations Herbert Kabafunzaki is just a taste of what is to come.
“Now we have started to open a war against them, those who have been arrested are ndozo.. okuloza..jaribu …. (A taste of what is to come), you will see what comes next. All those involved in corruption will be arrested. You should also help us and report them. You have also been the problem you just keep quite. When you report work becomes easy, we arrest them quickly,” he said.
The President was yesterday addressing journalists from the ten districts of Busoga as he wrapped up his three-day community mobilization tour of Mayuge district where he also commissioned a new State Lodge and a Presidential Demonstration Farm in Kityerela Sub county.
Meanwhile Museveni reportedly defended the previous government’s slow response to corruption cases blaming it on the sophisticated civil servants who cover their paths and make it impossible for them to be cornered.
“From the beginning, NRM has been fighting corruption. Some things we did quickly because they could be seen. There used to be roadblocks by the army to rob people, we removed them. The theft that remained is with the educated people.”
Museveni stressed that corruption had only thrived in the army due to high level of illiteracy in the force then.
“Earlier the corruption was by the army men who used to rob people, kill animals in national parks of government but we fought those and stopped them. Now the educated people in offices are the problem.”
ChimpReports understand other officials from the ministry of Finance are under constant watch by the security. Two officials from the same ministry were recently picked for receiving bribes from investors.