Elgon County MP Ignatius Wamakuyu Mudimi told parliament that although several officials were exonerated after their interdiction, they were still unable to access their offices and earn full pay. He cited officials from the Office of the Prime Minister and the Internal Affairs Ministry.
The Office of the Prime Minister explains that 158,000 of the refugees initially on record are in unknown places, 34,000 are reported to have returned home, and 9,000 registered more than once. Another 3,000 were reported as deceased, 1,400 were Ugandans registered as refugees, and 55,000 are living in urban centers, away from the camps.
Jessica Ababiku, the Presidential Affairs Committee Chairperson tasked the Minister to avail the list of all the affected districts, how much they are getting and the list of officials misusing the funds among others.
President Yoweri Museveni told Journalists at Kawumu Presidential Demonstration Farm in Luweero district, that there was no fight between security agencies. He however hinted at possible bickering between individual security officers.
Today, Kasilo County MP Elijah Okupa told parliament that the scandal had tarnished Ugandas image as a model in the refugee response worldwide. He said the alleged officers must be investigated in order to clear Ugandas name.