President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday congratulated the security forces for successfully arresting two senior Government officials, Ogor Mike, an Economist and Godfrey Turyabahika, a commissioner in the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, who were suspected of taking bribes from investors.
The President said appreciated the security during a meeting with the Inspector General of Police, Gen. Kale Kayihura at State House, Entebbe.
"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.
Museveni noted that taking bribes has become a habit in public service and particularly the Ministry of Finance, and Economic Planning. He said officials who take bribes do not care about the country, but only themselves. He reiterated that the two officials will appear in court for trial soon.