State Minister for finance in charge of investment Evelyn Anite has asked members of the general public to monitor budget allocations to ministries, departments and agencies to ensure service delivery is enhanced.
Closing the budget week exhibition on Friday at Kololo Air Strip Anite noted that some government agencies are still hooked into corruption tendencies hence inadequate service delivery.
“I urge you members of the public to help us in the monitoring and follow up of these monies whenever we the pass the budget to every ministry, departments and agencies. This money is meant to improve service delivery and your role will help us fight wide spread corruption,”Anite said.
She said although government key role is distribute the money every financial year its by law that ministries and agencies provide service delivery and general public mandate remains to follow up these money to ensure that there is value for money and service delivery is enhanced.
Anite pledged to carry out public sensitization workshops to ensure that there is public awareness about the budget processes and transparency in national budget allocations.
The Ministry of Finance will read 2019/20 budget on 13th June at Serena hotel however the ministry will hold several regional budget breakfast meetings to create public awareness of the budget allocations starting from next week.
Parliament recently passed and approved this financial year budget that stands at shs40.4 trillion.
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