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Wazalendo leadership pledges support to UPDF Boxer Ssebute ahead of the African title fight

By Mukembo Wilfred

The vice chairman Board of Directors WSACCO, Lt Col Allan Kitanda on behalf of the chairman Maj Gen Sam Kavuma has revealed that as an entity pledged to continue supporting Ssebute to achieve his dream of becoming a world champion.

Lt. Col Kitanda who also applauded the UPDF leadership for enabling Ssebute develop his talent alongside his primary mandate of keeping peace and maintaining security as a soldier made remarks while receiving UPDF fighter Sgt Abdul Ssebute who recently won the East and Central African boxing championship on April 8, 2022.

Wazalendo under its Corporate Social Responsibility function sponsored the publicity of the event.

The Chief Executive Officer WSACCO, Col Joseph Freddy Onata appreciated the Uganda Professional Boxing Commission and the UPDF Directorate of Sports for mentoring, training and supporting Ssebute to attain such achievements.

The CEO appreciated the Board of Directors for incorporating the element of Corporate Social Responsibility to enable to the Cooperative support such important activities.

He encouraged Ssebute to maintain professionalism, discipline, hard work and resilience which will enable him win many more fights.

Lt Col Dr Damiano Kato on behalf of the Director Sports UPDF, Col John Mark Ssemanda thanked WSACCO Board and Management for the continuous support to Ssebute which has enabled him to become a champion, and to hold Uganda’s flag high.

He asked WSACCO leadership to continue supporting Ssebute so that he can win the African title and eventually the international belt.

Ssebute Abdul pledged to double his efforts, given the motivation and support from WSACCO and other well-wishers.

“My dream is to become the world champion and I request everyone to support me to achieve my dream. Regardless of the level that I will reach, I will always remain part of UPDF and Uganda as a whole. “I will bring every achievement

This was the second time WSACCO was supporting Ssebute. In 2019, WSACCO supported the event in which he won Uganda Professional Boxing Commission (UPBC) belt. WSACCO injected Shs5 Million to support the boxer’s preparations.

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