Mrs. Museveni Urges Families to get involved in fighting Corruption

Mrs. Museveni Urges Families to get involved in fighting Corruption

The First Lady, Hon. Janet Kataha Museveni has said that corruption should be fought first from the society level beginning with families as parents teach children to be satisfied with what they have.

Mrs. Museveni said this at the Launch of activities to commemorate the 2020 International Anti-corruption Day and the ambassadors for integrity campaign, the first lady, Hon. Janet Kataha Museveni said that the fight against corruption should be done at the family level.

“We must know that we have a duty as parents, as leaders, as teachers and as pastors in churches to teach, to show examples and to talk about these things honestly and tell people that if they are not scared to take away anything that is not theirs, and own it and give it to their children, they are cursing their children, they are cursing their own families.” She noted.

Mrs. Museveni introduced the years campaign theme as “Promoting Social Accountability through active Citizenry.” Noting that corruption should be fought at every level of society without tolerating those who are corrupt.

The function held at State house Entebbe, was organized by the Inspectorate of Government, in partnership with the Global Leadership Summit. It was attended by heads of anti-corruption agencies (Inspectorate of Government Office of the Auditor General, Public procurement and Disposal of public Assets Authority, Directorate of Ethics and Integrity and State House Anti-Corruption Unit) and representatives from the justice, Law and order sector, the Inter-Religious Council, the Global Leadership Summit and GIZ.

She attributed continued corruption to individuals, the church, government and the community who look at corruption far from themselves and appealed to everyone to join in the fight against it.