Beatrice Allen elected GNOC president

Beatrice Allen elected GNOC president


Beatrice Allen swept the polls at the GNOC elective general assembly Saturday securing a four-year term as the head o the country’s Olympic Committee. Allen, an honorary IOC member, beat Police Commissioner and Combined Security Sports Association president Lamin King Colley 25 to 17 votes.

The election was one of the most keenly contested in the organization’s history. The Standard will tomorrow bring the reaction to the elections from both camps.

Below are the newly elected members of Gambia National Olympic Committee board.


Beatrice Allen – President

Lamin Kaba Bajo -1st Vice President

Ousman Wadda – 2nd Vice President

Yorro Njie-Secretary General

Muhammed Jagana – Treasurer

Timothy Colley – Member

Bakebba Susso – Member

Pa Assan Sylva – member