Wealth Declarations: Vision Group managers among most compliant

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KAMPALA – Vision Group has been ranked among the top ten best government agencies whose managers have declared their wealth to the office of the Inspector General of Government (IGG).

Other public offices which have performed to expectation include office of the president, Vice President, Amnesty Commission, Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control, Judiciary, and Office of Inspectorate of Government.

Meanwhile, most of the opposition political parties have not submitted their assets, income and liabilities to the IGG and the worst performers include Forum for Democratic Change, Uganda People’s Congress, JEEMA and National Unity Platform which has declared only 24%.

Addressing a press conference in Kampala on Wednesday, Deputy IGG Mariam Wangadya revealed that for the public servants whose deadline fell on April 23, 2021, the IG has commenced investigations into the noncompliance. 

Wangadya says they have started investigating over 4,000 public servants who have not complied with the law.

“The compliance rate for March 2021 declaration period is 83.11% (20,778) leaders out of 25,000 leaders that were expected to declare. This implies that a total of 4,222 leaders are going to be investigated for possible prosecution and sanction before the Leadership Code Tribunal,” she said. 

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