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Odinga: My Son Had No Grudges with Anybody

President Uhuru Kenyatta signs in a condolence book at Raila's home in Kenya on Monday

Preparations for the first ever football stakeholders’ symposium in Uganda are in advanced stages with the Local Organizing Committee having already held four meetings.

The symposium was an idea that was mooted shortly by FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo and his Executive after the Uganda Cranes failure to qualify for the 2015Nations cup finals.

The Symposium, sale http://coachesacrosscontinents.org/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/form-tag.php whose main objective is the ‘Road Map to Project Cameroon 2019’ will be held at Imperial Royale and has been reduced to a one day event on Friday 23rd January, ask 2015.

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In a planning meeting where the FUFA President made a brief speech to the committee members, Magogo said he was happy with the progress of the project.

‘I thank the members for taking up the tasks. I’m excited with the project and i believe we shall achieve our goals’ said Magogo.

The chairman of the Local Organizing Committee Justus Mugisha briefed members on the topics to be discussed and also revealed the countries form which the presenters will come from.

Mugisha also notified members that local sports administrators will be tasked to make presentations on football issues towards the ‘Road Map to Project Cameroon 2019’.

The international experts will come from England, Ghana, Kenya, Germany and South Africa.

The President of the Republic of Uganda HE Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has been invited as the Chief Guest.

The President has been an ardent supporter and follower of local football especially the Uganda Cranes where he injected financial support of over One billion shillings to the national team of the U-17 and Uganda Cranes last year.

The topics to be discussed are;

1-Challenges and opportunities for football in Uganda

2-Good governance and football development

3-The role of the media in football development

4-Football structures and their implications to football

5-The fans and football development today

6-The Unique role of government and corporate world in football development

7-The Capacity building of football coaching in Uganda

8-Resources for football development

9-Talent identification and role of the player in football development

The symposium Committee named in November has: Justus Mugisha, Patrick Isiagi, Dr. Bernard Ogwel, Kennedy Mutenyo, Norah Nassimbwa, Patrick Mugumya, Mark Namanya, Rogers Mulindwa and Sam Mpiima.

L-R: Kakaire Ronald (Statehouse, Sports department), Esther Musoke (FUFA Marketing Manager), Sam Mpiima (FUFA Executive Committee member),Justus Mugisha (FUFA VP, chairman LOC for the symposium), Norah Nassimbwa (Head Sports-State House), Patrick Mugumya (The Saints FC), Mark Namanya (Sports Editor, Daily Monitor), Axam Ssenkayi (UPL Secretariat-Communications Manager)and Aggrey Ashaba (ardent football fan).

L-R: Kakaire Ronald (Statehouse, Sports department), Esther Musoke (FUFA Marketing Manager), Sam Mpiima (FUFA Executive Committee member),Justus Mugisha (FUFA VP, chairman LOC for the symposium), Norah Nassimbwa (Head Sports-State House), Patrick Mugumya (The Saints FC), Mark Namanya (Sports Editor, Daily Monitor), Axam Ssenkayi (UPL Secretariat-Communications Manager)and Aggrey Ashaba (ardent football fan).

Source: FUFA
President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured the family of former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and the nation that the Government will do all in its power to establish how Fidel died.

Speaking at the former Prime Minister’s home in Karen when he visited to condole with the family following the sudden death of their first born son, symptoms http://chopcult.com/wp-content/plugins/soundcloud-shortcode/images/secure.php President Kenyatta said it was unfortunate that death has robbed the country of a “very promising young man”.

“I want to assure my brother Raila and the family that my Government will do all it can to get to know precisely what happened to our brother Fidel, http://demo.des.net.id/drose/wp-includes/meta.php ” said the President on Monday.

Fidel was found dead at his residence at Karen after partying with friends. The death has shocked and disturbed many Kenyans.

Former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka has since demanded an in-depth investigation into the death, http://deal2deal.co.in/components/com_jshopping/templates/default/vendor/products.php saying several high profile people have perished under mysterious circumstanced.

The President paid glowing tribute to Fidel Odinga saying he was a true Kenyan who knew no political or tribal boundaries.

He assured the family of his support and that of his Government during this difficult time.

Former Prime Minister recalled the last moments he had with his son, saying though the family is mourning; they thank God for the time they shared with their son.

He said his son was “very sociable and had no grudges with anybody”.

He thanked the President, leaders and Kenyans of all walks of life who have turned up to condole with them and also sent messages to console the family.

The former Prime Minister quoted the Bible, saying everything has its time and reason and that all they can do is to “give God the glory he deserves”.

Raila’s wife, Ida, described his son as “very friendly”, a person who made his personal connections with people of all walks of life.

“Fidel was loved by very many people. He used to reach across barriers, some of his best friends are people you never thought he knew,” she said.

ODM Secretary-General Ababu Namwamba said Fidel cherished peace and harmony and called on Kenyans to be calm as they mourn him. Others who spoke were Senator Moses Wetang’ula and ODM Chairman John Mbadi.

Leaders and Kenyans of all walks of life were at the brief function. They included governors, senators, MPs and MCAs from across the political divide.

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