Acting Inspector General of Government, Raphael Baku has vowed…..

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Acting Inspector General of Government, Raphael Baku has vowed to make corruption a very risky and unprofitable venture. Baku noted that for a long time the inspectorate has been criticized for “catching only small fish,” when closing a five day workshop on basic investigative skills for the inspectorate staff held at Fairway Hotel Kampala.

Investigations should result in findings that can lead to prosecution, recovery of proceeds of corruption and loss of public offices for the corrupt,” this is our commitment he said. He attributed to inadequate skills by his staff to lack of sufficient equipment and limited man power.

Prof. Augustine Nuwagaba of Makerere University noted that the evolution of corruption had changed. He said initially the vice evolved as a practice because people want to supplement their small salaries, but it had now turned into greed. Nuwagaba noted that what is taking place in the country now is “syndicate corruption.” “By the time you want to deal with a case, there is a syndicate action,” he also called for “an enabling political environment” to deal with corruption by transforming the individual first.

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