FIFA Crisis: Blatter Suspends Secretary General In Fresh Corruption Scandal

About 200 million shillings was raised in support of the refurbishment of Mt. St.Mary’s College Namagunga Main Hall in preparations for its platinum jubilee in June 2017.

The Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi, viagra 100mg who attended the school’s fundraising dinner at Serena Hotel on Thursday, contributed 10 million shillings and pledged more Government support.

The President’s family contributed 30 million shillings, Bank of Uganda contributed 15 million, National water and sewerage Corporation 15 million while State wide insurance contributed 5 million.

According to the Vice President, NRM Government is committed towards empowering women through guaranteeing girl child education.

He said that education nurtures all known development and success stories adding that education of the girl child is unique and if women are empowered, they take up social challenges and family roles that enhance and promote fast socio-economic transformation.

The Vice President said that although St. Mary’s College Namagunga has continued to survive with its original structures, the school will need some improvement given the increasing student population.

The Headmistress of the school, Sister Seraphine Amulen said that the school that started with 14 students in 1942 has now 893 and has maintained excellent academic standards in national examinations.

According to the Chairperson of Namagunga Old Girls Association, Dr. Jane Tusiime, maintaining high standards and quality education for 74 years has been challenging since many people had lost hope after the departing of the white missionaries who paved way for Ugandan administrators of the school.


Dr. Tusiime said the school has produced notable individuals including Uganda’s and Africa’s first Vice President, Dr. Specioza Kazibwe, First woman Doctor. Prof. Namboze, First flight engineer and first woman head of Ox-farm International Winnie Byanyima, among others.

The function was also addressed by Justine Bagenda head commercial banks and Financial Institutions Monitoring section in Bank of Uganda and the Chairman Board of Governors, Monsignor Kayondo John.
Corruption scandals at the world football governing body, treat Fifa are deepening day by day. On Thursday, buy more about the federation’s president Sepp Blatter suspended the secretary general Jerome Valcke and subsequently releasing him from all duties indefinately.

An official statement from the world governing body read:

“FIFA today announced that its Secretary General Jérôme Valcke has been put on leave and released from his duties effective immediately until further notice. Further, nurse FIFA has been made aware of a series of allegations involving the Secretary General and has requested a formal investigation by the FIFA Ethics Committee.”

According to reports by Guardian, the secretary general has been implicated in yet another corruption scheme involving the resale of Brazil world cup tickets. It is alleged that Valcke was dealing with Benny Alon, a consultant working with JB Sports Marketing, a company that has been in contract with Fifa for selling world cup tickets.

In the deal (alleged), Alon was was supposed to sell tickets at an exorbitant price higher than the face value and they two would divide the ‘profits’.

The 54-year old frenchman, who also expressed his intentions to succeed Blatter has however denied terming the allegations “fabricated and outrageous.”

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