EXPERTS UGANDA Uganda – corruption in National Lotteries and Gaming 4 years ago Iwo Bulski Post Views: 716 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 WORLD NEWS iGG Day Two Recap: A Successful Summit Comes To A Close 7 hours ago Iwo Bulski EXPERTS UGANDA Esports Betting in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges 11 hours ago Samuel EXPERTS KENYA Kenya: New OCS To Combat Nakuru Gangs 1 day ago Szarlot EXPERTS HOT NEWS SOUTH AFRICA SA has made over R34 billion in Gross Gambling Revenue (GGR) 2 days ago Szarlot EXPERTS WORLD NEWS Capitalising on iGaming: The Rise of Affiliate Programmes 2 days ago Tools BILLIARD UGANDA BWANIKA MANSOOR and NAIGA LUKIA wins the E-PLAYAFRICA POOL CHAMPIONSHIP 2023 6 days ago Fahad Luyzburg EXPERTS KENYA Kenya Kwanza MPs To Defend Ruto’s Fiscal Reform Agenda 6 days ago Samuel EXPERTS GHANA Convenient Payment Methods for Ghanaian Online Casino Enthusiasts 6 days ago Szarlot EXPERTS SOUTH AFRICA Animal Welfare Organisations Celebrate Resumption of Lottery Funding 1 week ago Szarlot EXPERTS KENYA MOA opposed to 15pc excise duty on alcohol, gambling ads 1 week ago Szarlot EXPERTS WORLD NEWS How has the gaming industry changed in 2023? 1 week ago Iwo Bulski EXPERTS UGANDA Online gambling firms accused of exploiting lucrative African markets 1 week 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.