By Spy Uganda
The Federation of Motorsport Clubs of Uganda (FMU) has called off National Rally Championship (NRC) season opener the Rukaari Lake Mburo Rally commonly known as the Mbarara Rally over failure to meet safety and health guidelines-TheSpy Uganda reports exclusively.
This event was supposed to kick off from the 21st to the 23rd of January 2022.
However, according to the statement issued by the Federation through its general secretary Irene Blick, the organisers of the rally failed to meet the required recommendations needed by FMU and the Ministry of works and Transport for the safety of the participants.
“The organising committee of the Mbarara Motor Club (MMC) failed to submit the event documents in conformity of the recommendation by the FMU and the Ministry of works and Transport despite the numerous extended deadlines,” reads a statement issued by FMU.
It adds that the speed lift instrument from MoWT, which is required for the insurance of an event permit has not yet been received yet the event was to kick off tomorrow.
“It is in the interest of FMU that events are organised in a proper structure and the recommended guidelines as provided in oor regulations and the respective lines of the ministry,” adds the Federation.
Meanwhile, the Federation has warned that it will take necessary action against the club and its officials as per prescribed by the 2022 National Competition Rules and Constitution.