EXPERTS UGANDA Uganda – corruption in National Lotteries and Gaming 5 years ago Iwo Bulski Post Views: 845 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 HOT NEWS UGANDA Comtrade gaming rolls out central monitoring system in Uganda 14 hours ago Szarlot EXPERTS KENYA Betting Board Launches Renewed Campaign On Illegal Gambling Dens 14 hours ago Szarlot EXPERTS NIGERIA Joining us as a speaker at AGE Lagos is Olajide Boladuro 4 days ago Samuel BETTING UGANDA African Football Betting’s Prospects for the Future 5 days ago Szarlot EXPERTS Booming Games Enters African Market Via BetFounders Partnership 5 days ago Iwo Bulski EXPERTS NIGERIA Changes and Challenges in Nigeria’s Gambling Industry 6 days ago Samuel EXPERTS NIGERIA Zu Tohtayeva will be joining us as a speaker at AGE LAGOS 2024 6 days ago Samuel EXPERTS GHANA GRA’s 10% tax on games of chance: A double-edged sword? 6 days ago Szarlot ETHIOPIA EXPERTS Ethiopia’s $250 Million Bet on Bitcoin Mining and AI 6 days ago Samuel EXPERTS NIGERIA When Gbajabiamila was honoured in UK for transforming lottery to entertainment in Nigeria 7 days ago Samuel EXPERTS SOUTH AFRICA South Africa lined up to host SiGMA Africa 2024 expo 7 days ago Iwo Bulski ONLINE UGANDA Mukono mobile money hacker arrested 7 days ago Szarlot 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.