FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On 12th September, 2013, the Anti-Corruption Bureau received a complaint alleging that Government Officers at Capital Hill were making entries in the Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS).
The Anti-Corruption Bureau immediately instituted investigations. The investigations found that Mr. Geoffrey Sinoya Accounts Officer at Accountant General’s Office tampered with transactions in the Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS).
It also established that Mrs. Tressa Namathanga Senzani, Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife had instructed the ministry to make payments in favour of her company Visual Impact for no service supplied or offered to Government.
On 21st October, 2013, the Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested Mr. Geoffrey Sinoya and Mrs. Tressa Namathanga Senzani.
They will be taken to court for them to be charged after they have been interviewed on the matter.
Mr. Geoffrey Sinoya may be charged with abuse of official powers contrary to Section 25 B (1) of the Corrupt Practices Act.
Mrs. Tressa Namathanga Senzani may be charged with corruptly performing official duties contrary to Section 25 A (1) of the Corrupt Practices Act, intent to defraud contrary to Section 364 as read with Section 21 of the Penal Code and negligence contrary to Section 284 of the Penal Code.
Signed by EGRITA M. NDALA
ACB Senior Public Relations Officer