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Byline: Chris Obore
It is difficult to put a finger on it but it could be a question of widespread loss of trust in our own public officials or the blatant poor management of public funds meant for the road sector.
In trying to establish how much has actually been spent on the road sector, the Auditor Generals' office has hired the services of six engineers from Tanzania to investigate allegations of shoddy road works and procurement related graft by the Uganda National Roads Authority. It is also about the same authority that the secretary to the
Treasury Mr Chris Kassami has come under the spotlight for a possible conflict of interest after it emerged that he chairs UNRA board yet the law also requires him to regulate some of its activities. According to the deputy Auditor General, Ms Keto Nyapendi Kayemba, an in-depth audit into the actual work done on the roads was already underway.
"In this case, …