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Top Finance Ministry Officials Arrested Over Bribery

Two senior officials in Uganda’s Ministry of Finance have been arrested on allegations that they tried to take bribes from investors.

This revelation was made by the President’s Press Secretary, Don Wanyama on Tuesday afternoon.

“President Museveni has today been briefed by the IGP about the arrest of two senior officials in the Ministry of Finance who were taking bribes from investors,” Wanyama posted on his official Facebook account on Tuesday afternoon.

He added, “The President commended the security agencies for the swift action and warned public servants to desist from corruption. The two officials will be charged soon.”

We have established that the two officials include; Mike Ogwal, an Economist and Godfrey Turyabuhika, a Commissioner with the country’s Finance ministry. Details on where the two are being held are still scanty. However, Business Focus will keep you updated.

 

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