Azam’s George Nsimbe Warns El Merreikh

George 'Best' Nsimbe

State yesterday raised questions on how the former Director of the Kyankwanzi National Leadership Institute (NALI) Col Shaban Bantariza had obtained a Muslim name.

This was during the final cross-examination of his submission in the case where he is accused of misusing his office, approved price at the Makindye based General Court Martial.

Prosecution lawyers Maj Bwaaso and Lt Ambrose Baguma questioned why Bantariza took an oath with a Bible yet is last name is Muslim.

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In his response, no rx Bantariza told court that he only acquired the name at old age.

He said he obtained the Arabic name when he was still an NRA rebel in the 1980s, search and that the name was affirmed by the 1986 legal notice.

“I am a Christian. My real names are Sebastian Bantariza. That’s what I was baptized with in church,” said the Colonel.

“Buy most of my military documents bear the name Shaban Bantariza.”

Bantariza added that that it is not the name that makes someone a Christian but is the faith.

Meanwhile in the closing cross examination, Col Bantariza insisted he never misappropriated the millions of shilling at the Institute.

He explained that he had followed all the stipulated procedures in purchasing the said tractor and other items, foe which he is being pinned.

In earlier submissions, he had pointed out top UPDF commanders including former CDF Gen Aronda Nyakairima for witch-hunting him.

Former KCC FC coach George ‘Best’ Nsimbe who now works as an assistant at Tanzania’s Azam FC, page is optimistic that his team will qualify to the next round of the CAF Champions league.

Azam carries a 2-0 advantage to Sudan and the Ugandan believes their hosts will be the ones under pressure since they will be infront of their fans.

“The game will not be easy, no rx but we have to work hard to progress to the next level. El Merreikh will be under more pressure because they will be at home”. Nsimbe told NTVSport.

Nsimbe, information pills who has spent just a month at the club, praises their working standards and encourages local clubs to visit their complex perhaps to borrow a leaf.

“The club is good and am enjoying, everyone at the club is welcoming,” admits Nsimbe.

Brian Majwega is the other Ugandan at the Tanzanian club.


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