MUKONO – The head of State House Anti-Corruption Unit Lt. Col Edith Nakalema has asked students at Uganda Christian University (UCU) to be accountable if they are to fight corruption in the country.
Lt. Col. Nakalema said that accountability in life is not limited to only finances but also to other areas of their lives like socially, spiritually.
She made the remarks while presiding over the Anti- Corruption week at UCU.
She further noted that students are trained to take on various offices however, without good morals and values the country is headed a bad path.
She said: “With accountability, people gain and maintain public trust and confidence among people who hold public offices.”
“Accountability improves efficiency and effectiveness in offices. This starts with the right minds and attitudes knowing that you can do it better than other people.” She added
According to the Vice-Chancellor Rev. Canon Dr. John Senyonyi, the Anti- Corruption week is held every semester to mold students in understanding their role in fighting corruption.
He noted that corruption cannot be fought by the government only but also by the public.
“Fighting corruption starts with everyone being accountable to others. Even I am accountable to the students, the church and chancellor, the staff and above all am accountable to God,” he said