The letter written last week followed the ministerâ€™s second directive for FUFA to hold an elective assembly by December 15.
â€œWe wrote to inform him that we are governed by our companyâ€™s memorandum of associations and whatever we do will be under this, since it is our constitution,â€ said Mawanda.
He said that they were not breaking ties with government as it was earlier reported.
â€œThe most important thing whether a limited company or not is for us to work together with government. We cannot break ties with government when the sport needs funding. We have to convince them to come on board and that is what we are working on.
â€œOur association does not have that much money to stand alone,â€ he said.
FUFA â€˜lecturesâ€™ Minister Oryem