Named: Finance Ministry Officials Arrested for Taking Bribes from Investors


Identities of the two Finance Ministry officials arrested for soliciting bribes from potential investors have been revealed.

The officers who were arrested by security officials have been identified as Mike Ogor, medicine an Economist and Godfrey Turyabahika, health a Commissioner in the Ministry of Finance, case Planning and Economic Development.

In a meeting with the Inspector General of Police. Gen Edward Kale Kayihura, Museveni congratulated the security forces for successfully arresting two Senior Government Officials, warning against the same acts in future.

“I have told you, in this ‘Hakuna Mchezo’ period of no more jokes. Anybody involved in the act of asking for bribes will be handled harshly under the law,” remarked the President.

He noted that taking bribes has become a habit in Public Service and particularly Ministry of Finance, and Economic Planning.

He said that people, such as the 2 who have been arrested, and who take bribes, do not care about the country but only themselves.

The President reiterated that the 2 officials from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning who have been arrested, will appear in court for trial very soon because they were caught red handed.


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