Banjul, The Gambia, October 10, 2021 - The Gambia National Olympic Committee has held it's Annual General Meeting for year 2020 held on Saturday at Paradise Suites Hotel.

The meeting was chaired by 2nd Vice President Lamin Kabba Bajo who expressed his heartfelt appreciation to the National Associations and federations affiliated to the GNOC for their continued support and goodwill.

He challenged all to try and meet the aspirations of our young generation by finding ways to keep the appeal of sports there by engendering the interest of young people in the thrills of sport.

Mr. Bajo emphasize on supporting our athletes to launch new careers after they retire and  ensure we have a zero tolerance for doping, working in closely with the World Anti-Doping Agency and our own National anti-doping unit.

Going forward, he said the GNOC will continue to work closely with the IOC in promoting the core values of the Olympic Movement and Agenda 2020.

Being the national representative of the IOC in The Gambia, we will continue to defend the Olympic Charter whilst adhering to its principles Bajo lamented.

He thanked the Government of His Excellency, the President of the Republic, Adama Barrow for their support especially during the last Olympic Games. In addition, he extended the appreciation to the Hon. Ministry of Youth and Sports Bakary Badjie for his unweavering support during and after the Games.

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