State House Nets Uganda Railways Corporation Bosses Over Irregular Deals With Deloitte Uganda Ltd.

State House Nets Uganda Railways Corporation  Bosses Over Irregular Deals With Deloitte Uganda Ltd.

On Friday [20th Oct 2023] the State House Anti Corruption Unit together with Uganda Police arraigned two officials of Uganda Railways Corporation before the Anti- Corruption Court over abuse of office.

The suspects are: Kimera Tom-a senior Procurement Officer & Maliza Mukembo Tibewolwa-a senior Human Resource and Admin Officer.

The Two Suspects Before Court

The State House Unit says the accused while serving as  members of the Evaluation Committee irregularly approved Deloitte Uganda Ltd to provide consultancy Services for the recruitment of Ssendegeya Stanley as Managing Director at the Corporation, an act that caused financial loss to gov’t.

The duo were remanded until 24/10/2023.

The State House Anti Corruption Unit (SH-ACU) in one year, 2022, managed to recover Ugx35.484bn from corruption masters of this country, the annual report revealed.

The Unit also managed to arrest and arraign in court over 448 suspects. Among these, courts convicted 70 culprits including government accounting Officers, Executive Officers, managing directors, Secretaries of Commission, CAOs, and Town Clerks.

SH-ACU was established under Article 99(4) of the constitution of Uganda, which gives the President executive powers to either directly or indirectly perform his duties or through officers subordinate to him.

Launched on 10th December 2018, SH-ACU coordinates with all constitutionally mandated agencies to ensure a corruption-free country.

The Unit also acts as a link between H.E. the President, citizens, and Anti- Corruption agencies in relation to Anti-Corruption issues.

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