The Inspector General of Government (IGG) has named the most and least compliant leaders when it comes to declaring their incomes, assets and liabilities as per the Leadership Code Act.
In this list, the IGG has revealed that the Office of the President and the Vice President are the most compliant institutions as far as declaring wealth as required by the Leadership Code Act of Uganda is concerned.
In her statement, Ms Mariam Wangadya, the deputy Inspector General of Government said that except for the NRM, members and leaders of other political parties are not declaring their incomes, assets and liabilities.
“Except NRM, the members and leaders of the other political parties are not declaring. These are very informed and learned people who are not complying with the law. When the tribunal comes into force, we shall prosecute them. We are just alerting them,”Ms Mariam Wangadya, Deputy IGG
Mr George Bamugereire, the acting Inspector General of Government, while revealing the most compliant offices, institutions and districts, said that leaders should take stock and declare all of their assets, incomes, liabilities and how they acquired them for the protection of the public funds.
“This is the time for leaders to take stock and tell the story of their journey by being transparent about their assets, incomes and liabilities and how they acquired it for the protection of public funds,”Mr George Bamugemereire, Acting Inspector General of Government
Below are the lists, ranked in descending order from the best offices, institutions and districts as laid out by the IGG as per the Leadership Code Act of Uganda; in which the office of the President and Vice President were ranked most complaint offices, while Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) was ranked least complaint institution.
|Most compliant Institutions||% Rate|
|1. Office of President and Vice President||100|
|2. Permanent Secretaries||100|
|3. Public Service Commission||100|
|4. Parliament of Uganda||94.4|
|5. Petroleum Authority of Uganda||93.3|
|6. Electricity Regulatory Authority||93.3|
|8. Ministry of Finance and Planning||93.04|
|9. Uganda Nat Council of Sci & Tech||91.7|
|10. Auditor General’s office||91.O3|
|Least compliant institutions||% rate|
|1. Uganda Tourism Board||7.14|
|2. Atomic energy Council||10|
|3. National Library of Uganda||31.25|
|4. Uganda Broadcasting Corporation||33.33|
|5. Uganda Cooperative Transport Union||33.33|
|6. Uganda Land Commission||35.5|
|7. Kilembe Mines||36.4|
|8. Joint Clinic Research Center||36.6|
|9. Gulu University||38.4|
|Compliant districts||% rate|
|Least compliant||% rate|