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Expedite passing of leadership code amendment bill
Appeared in The New Vision on 12 Feb 2021

The Deputy Inspector General of Government (IGG), George Bamugemereire, has appealed to Parliament to expedite the amendment of the Leadership Code Bill to enable the Leadership Tribunal to commence work. Bamugemereire told the speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga on Thursday that due to...

Igg calls for jailing of ex-nfa boss
Appeared in The New Vision on 12 Feb 2021

The Inspectorate of Government has asked the Supreme Court to jail former National Forestry Authority (NFA) executive director Damian Akankwasa. Senior Inspectorate Officer, Rogers Kinobe asked court to dismiss an appeal filed by Akankwasa and uphold his jail sentence. Kinobe told...

Ig tasks parliament over delayed amendment of lda
Appeared in The Independent on 12 Feb 2021

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government (IG) has called for the immediate enactment of the Leadership Code (Amendment) Bill, 2020. According to the Deputy Inspector General of Government (IGG) George Bamugemereire, parliament needs to fast track the piece of leg...

Ig moots for retirement scheme
Appeared in The Independent on 12 Feb 2021

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government is mooting a plan to amend the law in a bid to put in place a retirement scheme for its officials. George Bamugemereire, the Deputy Inspector General of Government-IGG made the revelation during a meeting with Speaker of P...

Engineer caused sh335m loss in road maintenance
Appeared in The New Vision on 29 Jan 2021

A former UNRA engineer who is on trial over illicit accumulation of wealth of sh7b cause loss to the Government, court has heard. The senior human resource manager from UNRA on Wednesday told court that Umar Katongole caused loss of sh335m to the Government in a fraudulent payment for Moy...

Kotido medical boss arrested for financial loss
Appeared in The New Vision on 28 Jan 2021

The Inspectorate General of Government (IG) on Wednesday evening arrested, Dr Phillip Olinga, the district health officer of Kotido for causing financial loss of sh46m which was meant for training health workers. Munira Ali, Head Public and International Relations Division noted that Dr O...

Igg orders for dismissal of another primary school
Appeared in mknewslink.com on 25 Jan 2021

In Sheema— The office of the IGG has ordered the Sheema district CAO to immediately dismiss another primary teacher who used a dead person papers. The IGG’s investigation established that Herbert Masheruka Mugisha a teacher at Rwemihingo primary school used the academic documents...

Igg asks ugandans to keep track of gov't programs
Appeared in URN on 10 Dec 2020

The Inspectorate of Government has asked citizens to keep track of every government project to help detect and combat corruption. Uganda on Wednesday commemorated the International Anti-corruption Day, 2020 under the theme 'Promoting Social Accountability through Active Citizenry'. <...

Was abim nusaf money stolen?
Appeared in The New Vision on 05 Nov 2020

Scores of people, including district officials and local leaders, have allegedly stolen Abim's Northern Uganda Social Action Fund (NUSAF3) funds over five years, the resident district commissioner has said. Samuel Mpimbaza Hashaka made the allegations as a team from the Inspector General ...

New leaders must register, declare wealth online
Appeared in The Daily Monitor on 26 Oct 2020

All public leaders have been directed to register and declare their wealth through the Inspectorate of Government (IG)’s online declaration system. Leaders are by law required to declare their wealth within three months after assuming the positions and six months after exiting the offi...