By Vision Reporter
President Yoweri Museveni has commended the tremendous work done by members of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into allegations of corruption in the Uganda National Roads’ Authority (UNRA).
The President said that by turning in such work of fighting thieves, the members of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry were increasing their chances of going to heaven.
“Thank you for the tremendous work. For me, I fought my wars and you children should fight your simple wars such as this one of thieves," he said.
The President made the remarks on Thursday evening at State House, Entebbe where he eceived a report emanating from the Commission of Inquiry into alleged mismanagement, abuse of office and corrupt practices in the Uganda National Roads’ Authority (UNRA).
Present were the Minister of Works and Transport, Eng. John Byabagambi, the Attorney General, Fred Ruhindi and the Executive Director of the Uganda National Roads’ Authority (UNRA), Mrs. Allen Kagina, among others.
President Museveni appointed the 5-member Judicial Commission, chaired by Uganda High Court’s Lady Justice Catherine Bamugemereire, on June 8th this year, to probe malpractices in UNRA and report to him in 90 days.
The Judicial Commission was sworn-in by the Chief Justice, Justice Bart Katureebe, on 22nd June at the Judiciary headquarters in Kampala.
Justice Bamugemereire headed the probe team that had Ben Okello Luwum, Abraham Nkata, Eng. Patrick Rusogoza and Richard Mungati as members.
Others included Charles Emuria, who was Commission Secretary, Daniel Rutiba as Assistant Commission Secretary, Andrew Kasirye as Lead Counsel and Mary K. Kutesa who served Assistant Lead Counsel.