NEW KABALE DRDC WARNS CIVIL SERVANTS AGAINST CORRUPTION
By Byamukama Libino.
The Newly appointed Kabale deputy RDC Mr Bakakii Ronald has warned civil servants against corruption i
He was speaking after being handed h he office of the DRDC by Abel Bakunda the outgoing DRDC who was posted in Kaliro District.
His call comes a week after Kabale District Technical staff lead by the former CAO Mr. Edmond Ntimba, Beda Mwebesa the district Productions Officer, Boaz Kakuru district Planner, Christopher Namara the district Community Development officer, Erasmus Natumanya district Commercial officer and Julius Mujuni the chief Finance Officer failed to account for Shs 289m meant for the parish revolving fund.
However, they were later released on police bond on Tuesday 30th August after paying 120m out of the 289m.
Speaking to our reporter, Bakakii said that the civil servants should stop being corrupt, saying doing so will bring them issues with the RDCs.
He added that it’s so unfortunate that people practicing corruption are the natives of the district.
He also said that the PDM is a very sensitive program where every head of department is taking part and that the media need to sensitize the public about the PDM program
“You rather chew any other coin rather than tempering with the coin of PDM.” he added
He said it’s the PDM program that is helping the country to get to the middle-income status and when someone plays with it, he/she will be giving the Presidential representatives a big burden.
Bakaki appealed to civil servants to accept their people to develop through using the PDM Fund so that the 39% who are very poor also get to middle income status.
He thanked the Kabale District Residents District Commissioner Mr. Godfrey Nyakahuma and the team for not closing an eye to the district staff who misappropriated the PDM money.