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Nakalema takes corruption fight to places of worship

By Nelson Kiva

Added 17th November 2019 09:28 PM

Corruption is in the hearts of the people, they need to get saved,” Nakalema.

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Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema, the Head of the Anti-Corruption Unit in State House addressing congregation during thinks giving ceremony at St. Paul Church of Uganda Mulago, Nakalema called upon religious leaders to join hands in the fight against corruption. This was November 17, 2019.Photos by Ramadhan Abbey

Corruption is in the hearts of the people, they need to get saved,” Nakalema.

FIGHTING CORRUPTION

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.

 t ol dith akalema the ead of the ntiorruption nit in tate ouse addressing congregation during thinks giving ceremony at t aul hurch of ganda ulago 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

 hurch choir during thinks giving at t aul hurch of ganda ulago on ovember 17 2019 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 residential candidate rancis wengye during thinks giving at t aul hurch of ganda ulago on ovember 17 2019 1996 former Presidential candidate Francis Bwengye during thanksgiving at St. Paul Church of Uganda Mulago on November 17, 2019.

 



 



 



 

 t ol dith akalema the ead of the ntiorruption nit in tate ouse with church priests ev  regory yamukama during thinks giving ceremony at t aul hurch of ganda ulago on ovember 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.

 



 

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