EXPERTS UGANDA Uganda – corruption in National Lotteries and Gaming 3 years ago Iwo Bulski Post Views: 655 Finance Minister Matia Kasaija has interdicted Edgar Gerald Agaba, the CEO National Lotteries and Gaming Board, who is facing corruption related criminal charges. The minister in a July 19th letter, ordered Mr Agaba to leave office immediately until both the police and internal investigations into his conduct are disposed of. Agaba, who has been heading the gaming board since 2017, is facing embezzlement charges before the Anti Corruption Court in Kampala. According to prosecution, Agaba together with one John Patrick Kazoora the boardʼs Manager in Charge of Finance Administration stole 710 million shillings and also made fraudulent requisitions for another Shs 470 million and another Shs 360 million to the Finance Ministry in 2018. Both suspects are out on bail. Minister Kasaija says: nonetheless, that he decided to interdict Mr Agaba to allow investigations in the allegations to carry on. “It is necessary that you step down …as we wait for the outcomes of the proceedings. ThereforeI I hereby interdict you from exercising the powers and functions of your office with immediate effect as we carry out internal investigations and also await the decision of court.” – he said. In the meantime, according to Minister Kasaija‘s directives, Agaba will be receiving half his salary and shall not be allowed access to office or to leave the country without the ministerʼs permission. Source: chimpreports About Post Author Iwo Bulski Issues related to the gambling business is engaged in more than 30 years. My empirical experience gives me the opportunity to present events and companies from this business with full knowledge and industry knowledge. See author's posts Iwo BulskiIssues related to the gambling business is engaged in more than 30 years. My empirical experience gives me the opportunity to present events and companies from this business with full knowledge and industry knowledge. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Tags: Agaba, corruption, Uganda Continue Reading Previous South Africa – Africa is open for business and the opportunities are hugeNext Kenyans given 48 hours to cash out of betting firms More Stories EXPERTS SOUTH AFRICA South Africa starts regulating cryptocurrency exchanges 3 days ago Samuel EXPERTS GHANA TransferGo expands money transfer service to Africa 3 days ago Samuel EXPERTS KENYA 5G Technology Gives Rise To Sports Betting In Africa 4 days ago Szarlot EXPERTS TUNISIA The prospects of gambling legalisation in Arab countries 5 days ago Szarlot BETTING UGANDA Ugandan health worker loses 6,7 million bet on World Cup game 5 days ago Samuel EXPERTS ZIMBABWE African telcos target minors with new mobile money solutions 6 days ago Szarlot EXPERTS WORLD NEWS BMM Testlabs opens new gaming laboratory in India 7 days ago Szarlot EXPERTS SOUTH AFRICA Suspect arrested for robbery and impersonating Gambling Board official 7 days ago Samuel EXPERTS TANZANIA Which way betting? The big debate 1 week ago Samuel EXPERTS NIGERIA MoMo taps bill payment to broaden offerings, promote financial inclusion 2 weeks ago Samuel EXPERTS WORLD NEWS Slotegrator presented digital solutions of the future at SiGMA 2 weeks ago Szarlot EXPERTS NIGERIA Eventus International to Cover South, East & West Africa in 2023 2 weeks ago Samuel Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.