President Museveni met government accounting officers over the weekend on realising socio-economic transformation of the country.
The President said: "These officers should resist pressure from politicians. The Constitution protects them and I will back them if they are doing the right thing."
President Museveni hailed: "They are foot soldiers in this struggle and should do everything to better their country. A peasant population shouldn't beget more peasants."The President went on: "As controllers of government money, contracts and personnel, accounting officers occupy a special place in the transformation process of Uganda."