The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has announced the federation staff will be working from home as the country steps up preventive measures against the deadly coronavirus.
At the same time, FUFA president Moses Magogo has urged the public to follow the health ministry's directives in combating the highly contagious virus.
In a recorded video posted on the federation's social media accounts, Magogo said that the country needs to be united in this fight.
The FUFA President & @CAF_Online EXCOM Eng. @MosesMagogo adds his voice in the fight against the escalating Killer #Covid_19. #StaySafeUG @FIFAcom @CAF_Online @WHO @NCSUganda1 @HamsonObua pic.twitter.com/UBvnw4IXNC— FUFA (@OfficialFUFA) March 25, 2020
“Despite there being no known medicine or vaccine yet, the human body has proven to be able to fight the virus. As of today, 85% of the concluded cases are recoveries Say no to Stigma of the infected cases let us show care and love, together we shall defeat this virus,” Magogo added.
In a statement published on its website, FUFA said the staff will offer essential services through online channels.
"All Staff will work from home through various communication channels such as mobile phones, emails, staff Whatsapp groups etc but in case of any emergency assignments, specific staff shall be reached out to report to the office. External stakeholders are advised to continue making use of the contacts below in-case of any service needed," the read.