Vipers’ Tadeus Kitandwe: URA FC Have Been Bribed to Beat Us

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Following the release of Shs 10bn yesterday by the Electoral Commission (EC), visit web ask opposition Democratic Party (DP) has revealed that it intends not to pick the money since it is too little to facilitate its campaign work.

According to EC Chairman, Eng. Dr. Badru Kiggundu, the money is to be shared among five political parties including; Conservative Party (CP), Democratic Party (DP), Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), JEEMA, National Resistance Movement (NRM) and Uganda Peoples’ Congress (UPC) which are represented in parliament.

Kiggundu emphasized that the money will be distributed according to the party’s strength in parliament which is determined according to the number of representatives a party has in the August House.

DP spokesperson, Paul Kenneth Kakande noted that the party hasn’t received any money from the Electoral Commission as it has been noted.

“We are still contending the way elections are prepared, the update of Voters’ register and the fact that the current EC cannot conduct free and fair elections; then how can we just rush to receive this government fund,” Kakande observed.

Kakande said, “The tune of only Shs 400m cannot at any time do a great job during both the presidential and parliamentary campaigns and to that effect, the party National Executive Committee is yet to sit and take a final decision on whether to accept using the money or not.”

Kakande remarked that the little money issued by EC is not aimed at facilitating political parties but just for the sake of accounting for the money released by government.

“We still call and advocate for electoral reforms before elections can take place and less of that, we cannot allow to be bribed by any money.”

He however encouraged the public to participate in the on-going Voters’ Registration update exercise with the hope that reforms shall be put in place before election time.
Chairman of Vipers SC, viagra buy Mr. Tadeus Kitandwe, order has taken to social media to complain about conspiracy to deny Vipers the league title.

The manager has raised claims of certain officials paying Vipers SC opponents huge sums of money in order for them to deny the league leaders maximum points.

The manager further revealed that URA FC have been promised huge sums for the same purpose before today’s [Tuesday] match.

”URA players have been promised 1.5 million shillings if they beat or draw with Vipers today. Entebbe FC is yet to accept the same offer.” He posted with his official account to a local football group.

Chimpreports reached URA FC coach Alex Isabirye who refuted the whole issue, “If it’s indeed true that Kitandwe himself has posted such things then it’s a pity. We (URA) are going for a win against Vipers SC and nothing less.”

He however declined to comment further.

Mr. Kitandwe further claimed that players of league debutants, Rwenshama already got their share after their surprise 2-1 win to the Buikwe side on Friday 3rd April 2015 at Nakivubo. Efforts to reach Rwenshama’s officials were however futile as they couldn’t be found through phone.

Referees bribery

The angry chairman did not spare match officials too,” The vice is growing. The referees are being paid to favor that team while others are paid to frustrate Vipers. We know the official doing this but all of us are looking on!!!!! I pity out efforts!!!!!!!”

Fufa response

Chimpreports called FUFA competitions Secretary, Mr. Ali Mwebe who declined to talk and forwarded the call to his boss Mr. Nicholas Kiiza to comment on the matter.  The financial director rubbished the claims, “I have seen his post on Facebook, but it’s uncertain that it is coming from him. If he has evidence let him present it to us and we look into it.”

He added “if that is the case, then how has Vipers maintained their top position, does it mean they also do the same vice?”

Vipers are scheduled to play URA FC at Buikwe. They lead the table with 52 points, just two and three ahead of KCCA FC and SC Villa on second and third position respectively.


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