President Museveni Announced as Chief-Walker in Anti-Corruption Walk
President Yoweri Museveni is on Wednesday 4th December expected to lead the country in a walk to highlight the gains made so far in the fight against corruption and announce the government’s plans to stem the vice going forward.
The walk which will be held under the theme “A CORRUPTION-FREE UGANDA; IT STARTS WITH ME”, will see the President walk from Constitutional Square in the city centre to Kololo Independence Grounds, about four kilometers.
Government, religious, traditional and civil society leaders are also expected to join the President in the walk.
The Anti-Corruption walk will be part of Uganda’s participation in the Global recognition of the Anticorruption week, whose theme is “Promoting Accountability for National Development.”
Members of the public have been urged to join His Excellency the President in this walk as a show of their own commitment to support the fight against corruption.
On December 10th, 2018, President Museveni launched the State House Anti-Corruption Unit, a 24-hour rapid response unit to receive and respond to corruption related complaints from the public. Since inception, the unit has received 58,415 complaints, concluded 8,022, is currently investigating 4,017 and has referred 35,280 cases to relevant MDAs. A total of 111 people have been charged in court, with 79 public officials interdicted. 6 officials have been charged.