By Stephen Kalema
President Yoweri Museveni has said that corruption is threatening Uganda’s economic growth.
The president made the revelation on Friday at a thanksgiving ceremony that took place at State House Entebbe.
He vowed to deal with corrupt elements that are standing in the way of the country’s economic progress.
“The problems I have now are those people fighting the National Resistance Movement government and corruption. I can tell you that we are ready to crack down every corridors of corruption in Uganda and I guarantee them that we shall end corruption in Uganda,” said Museveni.
Adding,” Corruption is now an enemy of the country,”
The president further revealed that despite of the vice, Uganda has been progressively developing and currently it’s on a take off stage.
“Since 1986, Uganda has been developing but at a slow pace however in a firm foundation and now Uganda is at a take off stage and I attribute this to hardworking Ugandans,” he noted.
Early this week, Museveni launched the State House Anti-corruption Unit headed by Lt Col Edith Nakalema to fight corruption in the country.
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