The Minister of Youth and Sport, Bakary Badjie, on Friday inaugurated the new National Sport Council at the NAQAA conference hall in Kanifing.
They include new, re-elected and reappointed members.
The minister congratulated the members and encouraged them to do their best to move Gambian sport to another level. He commended council members for accepting to take up the challenge but also reminded them that they will be judged by how well they have been able to impact positively.
The executive director of the National Sport Council, Marcel Mendy, thanked all for gracing what he called an overwhelmingly important event in the annals of our sport development.
Speaking earlier, the chairman of the National Sport Council, Mr. Lamin S. Jawara thanked the minister for entrusting him with such a responsibility and promised to give his best. He was quick to call on government, private sector and all sport enthusiasts to support the NSC in its development programmes.
Members of the new council
members are as follows:
Lamin S. Jawara-Chairman
Lamin SL Darboe – LRR
Saikou Sanyang – WCR
Buba Ceesay – NBR
Alagie Muya Baldeh- URR
Modou Njie – KM
Jambere Tarawally – CRR
Alagie Musa Mendy – MoBSE
Beatrice A. Mboge – Nominated Member
Ebrima Manneh- Nominated Member
Maimuna Sidibeh – Nominated Member
Suute M. Jawo – MoYS