Western Tennis stakeholders call for audtied accounts

Western Tennis stakeholders call for audtied accounts

Western Tennis stakeholders call for audtied accounts

Tennis stakeholders across Western Kenya region are now demanding comprehensive audit of Nyanza Lawn Tennis Association's Tennis Courts Project.

The project funded by the Ministry of Youths and Sports and based in Kisumu Day High School to a tune of Kshs.12 Million stalled last year despite the government having already injected Kshs.4 Million.

Speaking in Maseno,Vihiga County during stakeholders meeting which attracted a total of 25 Counties, Victoria tennis academy director Collins Agwanda now demands that the government through ministry of sports should hire an audit firm to investigate and audit NLTA accounts for the sake of accountability.

"4 Million was enough to buy land and build quality public tennis courts. We need audited accounts.” Said Agwanda.

Agwanda added that Kenya Lawn Tennis Association was never approached by the Ministry of Sports regarding the project despite being the governing body of tennis in the country.

Rose Akoth of Siaya County wondered why the project is located in Kisumu Day High School despite the money being enough to purchase a public land which can house the project. "We need to know why they took the project to an institutions yet the money was enough to buy land" asked Akinyi.

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