- State House Anti corruption unit kicks off investigations into Church property wrangles.
- CAOS AND DEOS directed to produce detailed ownership reports in five weeks.
- President Museveni ordered for the investigations
Chief Administrative Officers and District Education Officers in the districts making up the Acholi sub-region are at risk of being arrested and prosecuted over property wrangles between the Anglican and the catholic church .
Officials from the anti-corruption unit at state house led by Col. Edith Nakalema have been in the region conducting investigations into the wrangles over school ownership.
The team held a reconciliation meeting with members of the clergy from both the Catholic and Anglican Church at the Gulu arch diocese on the directives of president Yoweri Museveni to have the matter resolved.
The conflict between church of Uganda and the Catholic Church involves over 54 schools both primary and secondary that reportedly belonged to the Church of Uganda but are now owned by Catholic Church.
Preliminary finding reveal that some district officials were involved in illegitimate transfer of the schools on both sides without considering their legitimacy, a move that has caused endless wrangles between the two religious bodies in the entire Acholi sub regions.
Armed with detectives from Police and state house Col. Edith Nakalema has directed that Chief Administrative Officers and District Education Officers to produce full reports highlighting the ownership background of the schools.
These have five weeks to present the reports
She is also urging the CAOs and DEO's s to have the matter resolved within the dedicated time since they are responsible for fueling the conflict between the Anglican and Catholic Church or else the long arm of the law will catch up with them.