Moroka urges BOPEU to fight corruption

PALAPYE: Public servants are drivers of government machinery and they operationalise government policies, Justice Lot Moroka of the Francistown High Court said on Tuesday.

Speaking at the Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) in Palapye, Moroka said the union must find time to speak about ethics and against corruption because only a productive and corrupt-free public service has the moral authority to demand an improvement in its package.

“Your duty as public servants is therefore to serve the public ethically,” he said. “This entails avoidance of corrupt practices and a duty to blow the whistle on corruption. Report and uncover corruption because if you do not, it will become the norm.”

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