Shadow Minister for Local Government, Hon. Betty Naluyima calls for streamlined payment systems in government to minimize audit queries among civil servants.
In an interview with Kasese guide radio shortly after presiding over Parliamentary accounts committee meeting held at Hoima district headquarters yesterday(22nd.June.2022), Hon. Betty contends that some of the audit queries are system generated and end up tempting civil servants into acting selfishly.
She said they were to recommend that government revisits her payment systems so as to fill the remaining gaps that have opened avenues for the un faithful civil servants to swindle public funds. Hon. Betty speaking..
A committee member who doubles as the Member of Parliament for Bukonzo East Constituency, Hon. Harold Tony Muhindo commended the Kasese district local leadership for being evident and accountable, praying that the Chief Administrative completes the legal process into the district land ownership in some areas. Hon. Harold speaking…….
The Chief administrative officer Kasese district Mr. Amis Masereka Asuman had earlier told the committee that Kasese had recovered with about one hundred thirty six million shillings despite the recent financial whip by COVID-19 and that the district Strategic plan had already been submitted to the National Planning Authority. Mr. Amis speaking…..
Hon. Robert Kisunzu, the Kasese district Secretary for Works and technical services who represented the district chairman, Mr. Eriphaz Muhindi said the parliamentary committee was concerned about the causes for over and under payments to some civil, as well as delayed salaries. END.