The First Lady of Uganda, and Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Kataha Museveni has tasked the Inspector General of Government (IGG) to step in and investigate FUFA president Moses Magogo over the alleged sale of Uganda’s tickets for the 2014 Fifa World Cup to other countries.
Even though Moses Magogo is currently under two months suspension from Fifa for selling World Cup tickets to US-based associate Howard Schwartz, contradicting Article 21 (2) of the Code of Ethics, Janet feels like this is not enough for him.
Ms Museveni through the Ministry has taken relevant action in a response below:
“The Permanent Secretary of MoES has sought for legal opinion and guidance from the Solicitor General MoJCS (Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs) on the way forward for government proceed with this matter in view of the facts and information that have been received on the matter. I have also requested the IGG to investigate this matter in views of the law of Uganda and take appropriate further action as necessary,” reads part of Ms Museveni’s letter, a copy of which Daily Monitor has seen.
“Fufa as a quasi-public body, and registered under the Ugandan laws, is subject to the Laws of Uganda, and this case can therefore also be prosecuted in Uganda under relevant laws related to corruption and embezzlement among others,” Janet Museveni adds.