July 21, 2024

Anyii Omara speaks out on NCS board appointment

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By Bonny Otim Ogwal (bonny.otim@vol.co.ug)

Lira City.

The newly appointed board member of the National Council of Sports, Moses Anyii Omara has pledged to ensure that the council allocates resources equitably to tap and promote talents in all regions of the country.

Anyii, a senior retired banker with experience spanning over two decades and a prolific golfer was appointed with six others to the apex body of the National Council of sports by the Minister of state for sports Peter Ogwang.

The others include; Tashobya Ambrose as the chairperson, Basemera Jacqueline,Stephen Kiprotich, Anyakoit Cecilia, Piloya Evelyn Gloria and Galiwango Zubair as members and will serve for a period of four years.

According to Ogwang, the board members appointment is meant to strengthen the council’s improve operations and financial performance, re-enforce transparency, accountability to bridge the gap between National Council of sports management and various sports associations/federations.

Speaking to Voice of Lango Wednesday evening following his appointment by the Minister of state for sports to the National Council of sports board, Anyii said he wants National Council of sports to also priorities development of sports infrastructure in the northern part of the country.

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Born in Okwang, Otuke District in late 1968 to the late Lekobwom Omara, Anyii Omara is a retired senior banker with over 20 years’ experience rising through the ranks as a junior banking officer to a senior managerial position.

He worked for different financial institutions including Centenary, Tropical Bank, Bank of Africa,DFCU and government’s owned Housing Finance Bank.

Anyii is currently a member of Lira Golf Club, scrable, chess and darts player.

He is also the President and treasurer of Lions Club of Lira.

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