For almost two years, Mandela National stadium has not hosted any international Hajji Jamir Ssewanyana, the Managing Director of Mandela National Stadium, says that they are yet to get the money. “We haven’t received funds. They were allocated but we are still waiting,” Ssewanyana said briefly.
Namboole managing director Jamil Ssewanyana confirmed to this reporter that Fire Base crew booked the venue for the concert on October 20th, next weekend but as part of other requirements the Organisers are expected to obtain clearance from police.
The Mandela National Stadium managing director, Jamil Ssewanyana, was briefly detained by the police for neglect of duty after stadium lights went during an international game on Wednesday night. In the 65th minute of a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier between Uganda Cranes and Guinea, power went off sending the packed stadium in darkness that lasted at least eight minutes. The Cranes led Guinea through a first half brace by Geoffrey Massa.