JUSTICE TO THE KENYAN SWIMMER

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JUSTICE TO THE KENYAN SWIMMER

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kenya swimming stakeholders KENYA started this petition to HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT OF KENYA
  PETITION TO HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA HON. UHURU KENYATTA We swimming stakeholders in Kenya comprising swimmers, coaches, parents and well-wishers, being having tried all administrative avenues, fully aware that the country has abundant swimming talent, and concerned with the incompetence, corruption, lack of accountability and general rot in the management of swimming in Kenya, do hereby append our names as a sign that we support this petition calling for Your Excellency to:        ·        Order the immediate disbandment of Kenya Swimming Federation Executive Committee and if they fail to voluntarily disband then the Government withdraw any mandate it has delegated to the Federation to organise swimming in Kenya. ·         Direct the Cabinet Secretary in Charge of Sports to within fourteen Days, convene a stakeholders forum to discuss and form Caretaker Committee made up of all stakeholders from the counties to oversee the various aspects of Swimming in Kenya including setting up of a secretariat, overseeing the annual swimming calendar, selections and preparation of teams to various regional and international meets and draw up a new constitution that complies with the Sports Act. ·         Instruct, the Registrar of Sports to freeze the accounts of Kenya Swimming Federation and order the records and books of accounts of Kenya Swimming Federation be inspected and an audit be conducted. ·         Instruct the Directorate of Criminal Investigations to investigate the disappearance of team kit, allowances and refunds due to swimmers. ·         Instruct the Directorate of Criminal Investigations to investigate the mistreatment of swimmers at international meets with a view to recommending prosecution under the children’s Act or any other relevant law. ·         Some time back you ordered that there should not be no instances where unqualified athletes are selected in place of those better qualified ones. In this regard: Make an urgent review of the selected swimmers on the Kenya Olympic Team and make sure Unqualified swimmers do not take the place of those qualified or with better swimming times. Rebecca Kamau and Issa Mohamed, 2 swimmers with two Olympic qualifying times has been left out of the team.     

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