Corruption is in the hearts of the people, they need to get saved,” Nakalema.
Lt.Col. Edith Nakalema, the head of the anti-corruption unit in the State House has rallied religious leaders to support the fight against corruption.
‘’Let us join the hand together against corruption, everybody has a responsibility in the struggle make Uganda free from corruption ‘’ Nakalema said
Nakalema who delivering her Sunday sermon at St. Paul Church of Uganda Mulago in Kampala said the war against corruption is big and cannot be finished by one person but instead with joint effort and God.
This was during the thanksgiving ceremony of lawyer, Nicolas Twesigye of twesigye@coadvocates and the family.
Nakalema said religious institutions should be at the forefront in the fight against corruption since corruption is a morals issue.
“Corruption is in the hearts of the people, they need to get saved,” Nakalema said.
Tasking the Christians and religious leaders for prayers, Nakalema said she was suffering the backlash of the corrupt.
Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema, the Head of the Anti-Corruption Unit in State House addressing the congregation during a thanksgiving ceremony at St. Paul Church of Uganda Mulago.
“I’m now being demonized because I’m fighting corruption. But I must fight for God’s people. I want a team of people to pray for me” Nakalema said.
“Some people are now calling us all sorts of names; that we are murderers, criminals, but all that will not deter the fight against corruption,” Nakalema added.
The church Priest Rev. Gregory Byamukama, warned believers against corruption saying corruption can not only affect the development of the country but also make believers miss the kingdom of God.
‘’I warn you to fear the day you will be in front of your God, what you will tell him when you have dirty hand ‘’ Byamukama advised
Church choir during thanksgiving at St. Paul Church of Uganda Mulago on November 17, 2019.
2016 former Presidential candidate Francis Bwengye, law fraternity, family and relatives of Nicolas Twesigye, community were among the delegates who attend the service
1996 former Presidential candidate Francis Bwengye during thanksgiving at St. Paul Church of Uganda Mulago on November 17, 2019.
Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema, the Head of the Anti-Corruption Unit in State House with church priests Rev. Gregory Byamukama during thanksgiving ceremony at St. Paul Church of Uganda Mulago on November 17, 2019.