Apac District Officials Blamed for Increased HIV/AIDS Prevalence Rates

Police FC head coach Sam Timbe and his manager Mr. Muhammad Dhakaba have opted to report Kenya premier league giants Sofapaka to the Fifa Player Status Committee for not honoring his contract.

“We humbly introduce Mr. Sam Timbe. A Ugandan and Confederation of Africa Federation ‘A’ license (No. KEN-A-21-0154-0614) holder. We seek to interest your office in a matter where Sofapaka fc hired Mr. Timbe in August 2013 on a two year to guide the same club as head coach in various competitions, case information pills ” the letter to Fifa partly read.

According to the letter seen by Chimp Sport, Sofapaka is yet to clear Timbe’s salary arrears for three months from June-August 2015.

Timbe joined Sofapaka in August 2013 on a two-year deal with a monthly pay of USD 5,000 (UgX 16 M) which means the KPL side owes him USD 15,000 (approx UgX 48M).

The letter seeks Fifa’s intervention to particularly compel Sofapaka management to pay Mr. Timbe as follows;

a) Salary arrears amounting to his USD 15, 000.

b) Balance on the signing fee totalling to USD 5,000.

c) Costs related to this particular issue.


d) and general damages related to this issue.
The chairperson of Apac district HIV/AIDS coordination committee Mr Tom Odyambo has said district officials are responsible for the current prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Apac.

He accused them of diverting funds meant for awareness campaigns.

The Uganda Aids commission has been funding HIV/AIDS coordination centre’s in 14 districts of Lango sub region.

Apparently the district officials in the 2013/2014 financial year, pilule diverted Shs 10 Million which they failed to account for.

“Right now the prevalence rate has gone high from 7.3 percent to 8.3 percent because the awareness campaigns are no longer ongoing, store ” Odyambo said.

He added that the misuse of funds has crippled the coordination and sensitization of HIV/AIDS.

Odyambo also noted that people living with HIV/AIDS like in rural areas and they can’t access medical services.

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