Sudan’s Scholar Beats Mulindwa to CECAFA Presidency

The nominations for Kampala City Lord Mayor have Friday concluded with opposition Democratic Party (DP) duly nominating the former Kyaddondo East Member of Parliament Issa Kikungwe.

This follows Erias Lukwago’s refusal to hold the party ticket.

Kikungwe who was in the company of the party Secretary General Mathias Nsubuga this morning arrived at Electoral Commission offices in Ntinda to have his papers verified.

Addressing the press at the party headquarters at City House, drugs Kikungwe expressed readiness to offer credible representation of the people of Kampala as a head of the political wing in Uganda’s capital.

“Am brining a new approach to leadership in Kampala; the people of Kampala have for five years been denied better representation under the leadership of Lukwago,” Kikungwe said.

“Lukwago must account to the people of Kampala for the wasted 5 years,” Kikungwe noted.

“Kampala deserves better leadership with a person who can unite and address the people’s problems other than one who disrespects the institution,” he added.

Kikungwe vowed to offer solutions and always bend to their needs of the people so as to ensure equitable development.
Former Fufa boss, information pills Lawrence Mulindwa will have to wait longer to fulfill his dream of leading the regional football body, click Cecafa after losing out in the just concluded presidential elections conducted at the Intercontinental Hotel in Addis Ababa, patient Ethiopia.

Mulindwa garnered only three out of the ten votes casted, thereby falling short of Dr. Jaffar Mutasim from Sudan who managed to collect six votes.

Ferwafa’s president Vincent Nzamwita came third with only a single vote.

Dr. Mudasim takes the mantle from Tanzania’s Leonard Tenga who has served in the capacity for two terms of four years each since succeeding Dennis Obua in 2007.

Fufa president, Eng. Moses Magogo casted Uganda’s votes and was escorted by his vice president Darius Mugoya.

Fifa presidential candidates Prince Ali Bin Hussein and Jerome Champagne were also present.

The outgoing president challenged his successor to pick the mantle and steer the region to heights.

“We want to see Cecafa grow in the next few years and be aligned to new Fifa development programmes that will help improve the standards of the game  in the region. I am always  available for any advisory roles in the future,” he said.

On his part, Dr. Mutasim emphasized that their were no loosers but Cecafa was the overall winner. He promised to work closely in solidarity with all stakeholders.


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