By Godfrey Kiyingi/KMA Updates
The opposition members of parliament have asked President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to sack all the ministers implicated in the theft of iron sheets meant for Karamoja sub region.
The opposition members led by the shadow minister for Information Joyce Bagala joined Karamoja Members of Parliament in calling for the resignation of the Minister in charge of Karamoja Affairs Mary Gorreti Kitutu to pave way for investigations into the alleged theft of iron sheets.
Minister Mary Gorreti Kitutu is on the spot for allegedly diverting iron sheets that were procured to support the vulnerable groups, Interest groups, Institutions and Reformed Warriors in Karamoja Region.
The iron sheets were instead found in the home of the minister’s mother and other family members during an operation mounted by the Internal Security Organization (ISO), the Police and the State House Anti-Corruption Unit in Namisindwa district.
Bagala has told the media at Parliament that if kitutu does not resign, the opposition will join other members of parliament to censure her in a motion being drafted byKkaramoja subregion members of parliament.
She says minister Kitutu resigns other ministers who shared Karamoja iron sheets be relieved of their duties by the president as a way of fighting corruption in the country.
She said that all implicated persons be tried in the Anti-Corruption Act for loss of property and abuse of office.
Wakiso district woman mp Betty Naluyima demanded the government to avail the proper format of aiding communities with relief assistance
Mukono North Member of parliament Abdallah Kiwanuka has asked president to stop interfering with the IGG office while fighting corruption by empowering the state house Anti-corruption Unit where the money that could have gone to the IGG office is diverted to this unit to weaken the IGG’S office.