By Antony Isaiah Jr
Nyasa Big Bullets Football Club have made an announcement on the appointment of Idah Liwonde Chipula as their new Accountant.
The Club made an announcement on Thursday morning through their Facebook page saying they believe the experience that Idah has will prove to be a major asset for the Blantyre giants.
“Today we welcome Mrs Idah Liwonde Chipula as the accountant for Nyasa Big Bullets Football Club Ltd. The Club does not doubt that her skill, experience, including that in auditing, will prove to be a major asset to the People’s team. We believe this career move is a perfect fit for Idah and we are convinced that she will be a great fit fir this position,” reads part of the statement.
Nyasa Big Bullets two months ago suspended their accountant Jeremiah Mwagomba for allegedly attempting to defraud gate revenue amounting to K750,000 during the People’s Team’s TNM Super League match against Mighty Tigers at Kamuzu Stadium.
Nyasa Big Bullets Chief Executive Officer, Suzgo Nyirenda said Bullets stand by the values of integrity and professionalism; as such, they indiscriminately do not condone any acts or schemes to defraud the club in any way by any official or any member of the club.
Later on, the club announced that they had officially sacked the suspended Mwagomba after investigations on the matter.
Suzgo Nyirenda said Mwagomba was summoned for a disciplinary hearing where he allegedly pleaded guilty.
“We followed all the required procedures in line with our Human Resources Manual as well as the Labour Act. We investigated the matter and Mr Mwagomba admitted wrongdoing.
“Consequently, a summary dismissal was effected and we have started the process of hunting for a new accountant. We are doing all this in line with Club Licencing requirements,” Nyirenda said.
Idah is a Chartered Accountant (ACCA) who holds a BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting and Currently studying a Master’s degree in Business Administration Finance.