Auditor General Exposes Rot in COVID – 19 Deals
This story ran in the Daily Monitor on the 24th November 2022 and it tells of the anomalies that the Auditor General in its review found the COVID – 19 related procurements especially in relation to vaccines.
New Audit Unearths Covid-19 Cash Abuse
New Audit Unearths COVID -19 Cash Abuse was published on the 24th November 2022 that reveals that “as patients choked on their death beds and businesses struggled to stay alive, Ministry of Health officials splurged on and wasted a lot of the money given to them to fight the coronavirus pandemic, a special audit by the Auditor General has revealed.
Ugandan officials used rats to eat Covid cash
“Uganda Officials Used to Eat COVID Cash” speaks about findings in relation to COVID 19 funds. The press summary is that “The findings of gross abuse of Covid funds are unsurprising after the Inspectorate General of Government (IGG),The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovations (MoSTI) engaged in irregular Covid-related procurements, a forensic audit by the Auditor General, Mr John Muwanga, has revealed.
According to the report, the ministry provisioned Shs46m for eight specialised rats, but only bought half while local rats for which Shs10m was claimed could not be seen.
Prosecute Those Cited in COVID – 19 Cash Abuse – CSOS
“Prosecute Those Cited in COVID – 19 Cash Abuse – CSOS” in summary provides that “A section of Civil Society Organizations (CSOS) have condemned the actions of individuals and groups implicated in the COVID – 19 Auditor General’s Report”Prosecute-those-cited-in-Covid-19-cash-abuse-–-CSOs-_-Monitor