Fufa, NIC Pen Shs 2Bn Deal for Players’ Health Insurance

NIC and Fufa officials during the press conference

The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, here His Grace, this web Stanley Ntagali, side effects has called upon all Ugandans of voting age to actively get involved in the affairs of our country and therefore go out and vote for leaders of their choice come 2016.

Speaking at the launch of Topowa Campaign in churches at Namirembe Diocese, Ntagali besought Ugandans to desist from accepting bribery; noting that good leaders are elected based on their capabilities.

He also appealed to those who have offered themselves to lead, to know that leadership comes from God and that they should seek God’s will and also respect themselves, their political opponents and the people of Uganda.

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The Archbishop endorsed the campaign dubbed “Topowa” and undertook to honor his vote, as a citizen of Uganda before calling upon fellow Ugandans not to lose hope.

“The Topowa campaign stands for the same principles as the Church of Uganda and is giving Ugandans direction to take a stand and vote for leaders of their choice. As a Church we support this campaign and encourage the people       of Uganda not to give up on their nation, but to come out and participate actively peacefully and responsibly in the forthcoming elections.” He stated.

The campaign which is being championed by the Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU), a civil society coalition that advocates for and promotes integrity, transparency and active citizen participation in Uganda’s electoral process is a voter mobilization campaign that encourages, motivates and inspires Ugandans to peacefully, actively and responsibly participate in the forthcoming elections.

Eddie Semakula The Project Associate Citizen’s Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda revealed that this part of their program through which they intend to reach out to every influential person in the country with the aim of mobilizing Ugandan to participate in the forthcoming 2016 General Elections.

“We consider the Archbishop as one of the people with a large group of followers in the country, so by partnering with the church of Uganda we are very sure that our message will be spread country wide” added Semakula
Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) has pulled another big one in ensuring the health of Uganda Cranes players is comprehensively covered, more about following the renewal of the sponsorship deal with The National Insurance Corporation (NIC) limited.

The earlier deal was worthy Ushs.660M which the corporation has more than tripled to a tune of about Ushs. 2.04Bn and is expected to run for three years upto August 2018.

“As NIC, medical we are privileged to work with FUFA and the Uganda Cranes.The improved Insurance sponsorship is a manifestation of the good work you are doing. We are mindful of the safety of our players and that is why the health insurance is a key element, ” NIC Managing Director, Bayo Folayan said during the unveiling press conference.

The federation clarified that the package will be channeled towards covering the health insurance of Uganda Cranes players and officials, FUFA assets (Power generator at the FUFA Technical center in Njeru) and administration.


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