The new ICT and National Guidance ministers Judith Nabakooba and Peter Ogwang have vowed to fight corruption as they take office.
The ministers were sworn in Monday evening at State House Entebbe by President Museveni.
They were appointed during a Cabinet reshuffle by President Museveni late last year.
Nabakooba, the former police spokeswoman and Ogwang her junior State minister for ICT received their offices Tuesday morning from former ICT minister Frank Tumwebaze at a handover ceremony took place at the ministry of ICT offices in Kampala.
Tumwebaze welcomed the new ministers to the “most inclusive sector.”
In her speech, Nabakooba said: “We are going to analyse how much Uganda has been connected to the internet. I will also not entertain corruption.”
State Minister Ogwang asked for support from the ministry’s agencies and departments as they take office.
He added: “We shall not tolerate corruption.”
Representatives of departments and agencies in the ministry of ICT attended the event including Uganda Media Centre Executive Director, Ofwono Opondo.
Also present is Vincent Bagiire, the Permanent Secretary – GoU, ICT Policy specialist, Social Entrepreneur, Ashoka Fellow for life, Archbishop Tutu Fellow and Young Global Leader (WEF).