The committee also observed that remitting additional funds than what was requested does not only distort budgetary planning but also starves other deserving entities which fail to implement their plans as a result of inadequate financing.
“The officers are forced to save money in the SACCO but if they are going to withdraw they face difficulties. In case one needs to withdraw the money you must apply online even when you are as far as Busia where you cannot access network,” Macho said.
Mwine Mpaka, the Committee Chairperson explained that that farmers at Gweri sub-County reported exploitation to the Committee that a double sack of oranges weighing about 120kgs is bought from them by TEFCU between 15,000-20,000 without weighing, and later the Union sells the same quantity to the factory at 72,000 shillings.
Medard Sseggona Lubega, the Committee Chairperson on Wednesday presented a report to Parliament indicating that during their investigations, they discovered several anomalies regarding the relief and made several recommendations for proper management of such relief in the future.
Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC)- Central Government has directed Auditor General John Muwanga to carry out a forensic audit on the financial accounts of Gulu University for financial year 2017/2018 citing misappropriation of funds.
Parliaments Public Accounts Committee PAC has recommended that a forensic audit should be undertaken on the Fisheries Development Project--FDP. The recommendation carried in the committees report to parliament seeks to bring to justice officers who made a wasteful expenditure and diverted 12.3 billion Shillings of the Africa Development Bank ADB Ioan.