State house anti corruption unit has arrested officials from the Office of the Prime Minister following the directive from the prime minister Robbinah Nabbanja to investigate the source of the substandard relief items that were given to Kasese flood victims last month.
The arrested officers inlcude Mr.Kayima Godfrey (Accounting Officer), Mrs. Nakabugo Rose (Ag. Commissioner Disaster), Mrs. Esther Majorine Odongo (Procurement Officer), Mr Agaba Tumwine Henry (Internal Auditor)
As part of ongoing investigations into allegations of mismanagement of procurement of food and non-food supplies.
Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja last month rejected the report from the Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, on the substandard items that were delivered to the affected persons in Kasese saying it lacks facts.
Addressing the Bunyoro Parliamentary caucus, Nabbanja said she had directed the Inspector of Government, Police and the State House Anti-Corruption Unit to carry out fresh investigations into the matter.
This followed Nabbanja visit to the people affected by floods in Kasese, she was dismayed to learn that they had been given substandard items such as blankets.