President Yoweri Museveni has said the government currently does not have the money to pay civil servants handsome sum of money.
President Museveni said the government would only be able to enhance public employees’ salaries if the country achieve socio-economic transformation.
According to Museveni, through taxation, the government can be able to get money to pay attractive salaries to public servants after taxing the citizens.
The President made the statement on Saturday while passing out 413 secondary school Head Teachers from greater Western Uganda, at the National Leadership Institute (NALI) in Kyankwanzi District.
He accordingly urged households to undergo socio-economic transformation, and create jobs so that the government can pay attractive salaries to those employed in the public sector.