The President of the International Weight Lifting Federation IWF has congratulated the Gambia Weightlifting, Powerlifting and Bodybuilding Federation, on their recent elective congress. In a letter sent to the Gambian chapter IWF Thomas Ajan wished The Gambian officials and federation success in their new term and noted his recognition of the composition of the team.
Similarly the European weight lifting federation’s secretary general Hassan Akkus also congratulated and expressed hope of a good working relations with the Gambian chapter. Recently, the GWPBA conducted its elective congress electing Musa Koteh as president, Lamin King Kolley as 1st vice president, Ebrima Sonko as 2nd vice president, Burama Camara as Secretary General, Fatoumata Sonko as treasurer, Ebrima Fofana as auditor, Ousman Camara as Public Relations Officer (PRO), and Kemo Sanneh as technical director. Mam Betty Gillen and Ancha Ceesay, were both elected as female representatives.