By Aggrey Twesigye
The Bishop of Ankore diocese, Rt. Rev. Dr. Fred Sheldon Mwesigwa has urged Ugandans to desist from engaging themselves into corruption.
Mwesigwa said corruption has hindered service delivery in the country.
He made the remarks as he installed Ven. Rev. Joseph Turyamusiima as the new archdeacon of Rwasinga Archdeaconry in Mbarara district on Sunday 11th June.
The man of God expressed concern as reports from the Inspectorate of Government indicate that Uganda loses ugx.10 trillion annually to corruption.
Mwesigwa said that half of this money could be saved to cater for the people living with HIV at a point when the west has threatened to cut off aid following the enactment of the Anti-Gay-Law.
Bishop Mwesigwa’s remarks comes at a time when several western countries have threatened to withdraw support from Uganda including financing HIV/Aids related activities, after president Museveni assented to Anti-homosexuality ActAct,2023.
He therefore called for enough efforts by all the responsible people including locals to whistle blow corrupt officials.