Race Relations Charity at Centre of Funding Scandal Sacks Top Staff; MOVE COMES IN SAME MONTH AWEMA LOST PUBLIC FUNDING
Byline: ANDREW HARRISON
A RACE relations charity at the centre of a funding scandal last night dismissed its chief executive and chief finance director.
The All-Wales Ethnic Minority Association (Awema) had all its grants of public funds terminated following a Welsh Government internal audit services report earlier this month.
Awema chair Rita Austin released a statement on the charity's website yesterday to say chief executive Naz Malik and finance director Saquib Zia had been summarily dismissed with immediate effect. The statement also said the Awema board had decided: "To appoint in due course an insolvency practitioner as the company's administrator to …
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Publication information: Article title: Race Relations Charity at Centre of Funding Scandal Sacks Top Staff; MOVE COMES IN SAME MONTH AWEMA LOST PUBLIC FUNDING. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales). Publication date: February 18, 2012. Page number: 7. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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