Governor Mutebile speaks out on new BoU money notes scandal

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The Governor Bank of Uganda Prof Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile has confirmed that he is the one who requested the State House Anti- Corruption Unit to carry out an investigation on the central bank over its procurement and supply chain activities.

“On April 27, 2019, the Bank of Uganda received a consignment. During the verification process, BoU staff reported an anomaly in the inventory of the expected consignment,” said Mutebile in a statement dated June 14, 2019.

“Therefore, I requested the Anti- Corruption Unit of State House to investigate the matter. The Unit has started investigations and Bank of Uganda is fully co-operating with the process.”

Mutebile further reassured the public that they are committed to maintaining the integrity of BoU’s operations and working with relevant authorities to bring the matter to its logical conclusion.

Yesterday the media was awash with photos of money that were found with the bank of Uganda officials who had it printed, the state house anti-corruption team that was led by col Edith Naklalema where 5 officials from the Bank of Uganda officials were caught in hand with the money.