Sport
FMU suspends Umar Daudi, Kakande driving licenses
Publish Date: Jul 08, 2014
FMU suspends Umar Daudi, Kakande driving licenses
FMU president Jack Wavamuno (L) and his vice Dusman Okee address the media at at Lugogo on Monday. Photo/Johnson Were
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Johnson Were

The national motorsport governing body (FMU) FMU has suspended the drivers’ licenses of the crew of Umar Daudi and Hamza Kakande that were involved in an accident claiming the lives of two children and injuring five others.

FMU president Jack Wavamuno disclosed this in a press briefing held at National Council of Sports headquarters in Lugogo on Monday July 7, 2014.

“We are all very aware that it was a rally but there are traffic rules and regulations to be followed. We have suspended their driving licenses till investigations in the matter are finished by the police, Insurance and out team,” Wavamuno stated.

He further explained that suspending Daudi is condemning him and his co-driver of the accident, but also giving them time to recover from that trauma attained after such an accident.

“I’m told he was crying of killing children which is a true reflection of trauma, and as a federation it’s our concern to protect any further incident of such nature that would happen again,” Wavamuno stressed.

He added that the federation is going to act tough on the clubs organising events, by setting up more strict terms and conditions to be fulfilled before an event is organised.

“We are all parents and I don’t think anybody would love to wake up and get news that his or her child has died in such situations. I will not allow that as long as am president,” he added.

The event was sponsored by uganda telecom, Coca Cola, MJ Safaris, Festino Cite and Lavanda Hotel. 

Also related this story

Two children knocked dead in motor rally

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
World Cross Country: Kipyeko ready to take on the big guns
World Junior mountain running and national cross country champion Philip Kipyeko has said that team Uganda are not faint hearted on hearing the top names being mentioned as favourites and that they are ready to produce a surprise at Saturday’s IAAF World Cross Country championships....
Basketball: KIU want Malinga
If you were not convinced that the KIU Titans already had the most talented squad in the National Basketball League (NBL), this will sway you....
Areas Uganda Cranes must improve
Cranes are supposed to be harmless birds.Even though these long-legged and long-necked creatures are opportunistic feeders that eat a range of items such as small rodents, fish, amphibians, and insects, to grain, berries, and plants....
Sam Ssimbwa sacked as SC Villa coach
Sports Club Villa have sacked their head coach Sam Ssimbwa after five months on the job....
Foreign teams eye NSSF KAVC International Cup
Volleyball clubs from Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Sudan and Egypt are interested in challenging their counterparts in the East African region in the NSSF KAVC International Cup laterv this year....
The Saints will look to Alex Kitata for inspiration as FUFA Big League resumes today....
Will the ban of food vendors help eliminate typhoid?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter