THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has been urged to make public its findings on the corruption allegations against Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Kalusha Bwalya before the forthcoming elective Annual General Meeting (AGM).
PK Sports Academy Executive Director Patrick Kasoka said Kalusha was one of the contenders for the FAZ top job and hence it was prudent for the ACC to make their findings public to clear the minds of football administers ahead of the AGM.
Speaking in an interview in Livingstone, Kasoka said the football fraternity would be voting with unclear conscious as long as the findings were not made public.
“From what we hear from reliable sources in Kalusha’s campaign team, the investigations by ACC are a mere courtesy.
“If the investigations are a mere courtesy, let ACC make this public so that we know the way forward,” Kasoka said.
He said it was is wrong the National Sports Council (NSC) Act number 10 sub section 3, 4, 5 and FAZ Constitution article 27 and 28 to have someone subjected to an election when he or she was under investigations.
“I would like to say that Kalusha’s eligibility to contest FAZ presidency raises a lot of questions.
“He is holding a public office and hence he should be subjected to the laws of the land such as the NSC Act number 10 sub section 3, 4, 5 and FAZ Constitution article 27 and 28,” he said.
Kasoka said Kalusha should withdraw from the FAZ president because he is facing serious allegations which are being investigated by ACC.
“Kalusha should have been suspended to allow for independent investigations. As Zambians and as Patrick Kasoka, I feel it is morally and legally wrong to have Kalusha to vie for public office now until when his case is closed.
“This is undermining the laws of the land. When one is under investigation, such person should be set aside,” he said.
Kasoka said as PK Sports Academy Executive Director, he wrote a letter to former ACC Director General over Kalusha’s probe before she resigned this year.