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
Nepal beats Uganda to win ICC Division III cricket title
A six wicket haul by Roger Mukasa could not save Uganda in their bid to lift the ICC Division III cricket title in Malaysia, as they lost to favourites Nepal by 62 runs in the final held at Kinrara Academy Oval in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia....
Joyous memorial for slain South African football captain
Thousands of South Africans jammed into a Johannesburg sports stadium Thursday to celebrate the life of South African football captain Senzo Meyiwa, whose murder during a robbery has stunned the nation....
Rugby coach Anthony Kinene will not retire
Coach Anthony Kinene will not retire from active rugby for Pirates despite being appointed club coach for the 2014/2015 season....
Five CAF Champions League finals facts
Five CAF Champions League finals facts ahead of second leg between Algerians Entente Setif and Congolese V Club in Blida Saturday....
FUFA sets standards for premier league coaches
In a bid to improve soccer standards in the country, FUFA has opted to set CAF B License as the minimum coaching standard for coaches in the Uganda Premier League next season (2015/2016)....
Enduro to bring out the best from riders
Arthur Blick has promised to make amends during the third round of the Uganda National Enduro Championship due at Nsimbe Estates, Wakiso District on Sunday....
Should the absence of bride price prevent couples from wedding?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter