Bamugemereire says that 50 per cent of the complaints recorded by the Inspectorate of Government are matters concerning irregularities in recruitment for jobs and failure to pay pension and salaries, among others, which can be handled at the local level.
Sylvia Namubiru, the Executive Director LASPNET, says they came up with the application because of the rampant cases of corruption in the country, adding that she hopes the app will help reduce corruption tendencies experienced by members of the public.
Maria Burnett, the senior Africa researcher at Human Rights Watch says
scandal after scandal, the governmentâ€™s patronage politics and lack of the political will undermines the fight against corruption in Uganda.
Makindye East MP John Ssimbwa has finally acquired a Certificate of Financial Implication from the ministry of finance which has been the only hindrance to move his bill against corruption forward. Ssimbwaâ€™s bill seeks to have all property acquired through corruption confiscated.
Justice Irene Mulyagonja Kakooza, the Inspector General of Government said that there is a plan to amend the Anti Corruption Act to introduce stringent measures, which will allow for the attachment of assets belonging to individuals who may be found guilty of causing loss of public funds through procurement corruption.