While lecturing the Internal Security Organization (ISO) trainees at the institute of Intelligence and Security Studies (ISIS) in Entebbe, the head of State House Anti-Corruption Unit Brigadier General Henry Isoke has commended ISO for successfully coordinating with other security agencies to generate intelligence information about corruption.
Brig Gen. Isoke stated that the information has been pivotal in identifying and arresting all the perpetrators of corruption mostly in the government entities.
“Given the sophistication of corruption, ISO has been a useful resource in the corruption fight by generating intelligence on the syndicated corruption in the government agencies which is a force multiplier in the fight against corruption,” Brig Gen. Isoke said.
According to Brig Gen. Isoke, the work of the Anti corruption Unit has substantially benefited from several investigations that are intelligence-led and it’s crucial for both agencies to keep working together not just with one another but also with other Anti-corruption agencies like the CID.
The Deputy Director General (DDG) ISO Col. Emmy Katabazi also appreciated ISO’s work and informed the trainees that the training they are undertaking will not only enhance security but also Organization’s human resource capacity.
He stated that the trainees will be the foundation for information collection on corrupt tendencies across all levels of government in the country beginning from village level.
According to Col. Katabazi, public reporting of corruption tendencies to authorities is the only way to zero double dealing in the country.
The Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) is an initiative spearheaded by President Museveni under the Article 99 (4) of the constitution.
It was created to coordinate citizen’s corruption complaints to the presidency with the population and the constitutionally mandated agencies, with a view to obtaining a speedy resolution to these complaints.