former Executive committee of Brikama Youth and Sports Committee (BYSC)
have requested investigation report on Brikama sports impasse.
Brikama Youth and Sports Association (BYSC)
were restrained from continuing their duties by the former Minister of Youth
and Sports Alieu K. Jammeh until the investigation penal submitted their
then the former executive committee of BYSC are yet to receive report on
investigation penal comprised Ba S. Jabbi and Legenju Vitalis.
is the letter sent to the President of the Republic of The Gambia, and copied
to the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Youth and Sports and other sporting
institutions such as National Sports Council among others by the former
executives committee of Brikama Youth and Sports Committee.
is with great pleasure that I extend my greetings to you. In spite of your busy
schedule the former Executive Committee of Brikama Youth and Sport Committee
(BSC), hereby request your attention and intervention in a very important and
relevant issue facing Brikama Sport Committee.
(former Executive) believe in much the same our sports in Brikama has had a
devastating effect on not only Brikama Town per se but the entire West Coast
for your perusal please be informed the former Minister of Youth and Sports
(Mr. Alieu K. Jammeh), adhering to his advice which at the time was that the
Executive Committee members were to restrain from continuing their elected
duties until such time when a report from an investigative Panel comprised Mr.
Bah S. Jabbi and MR. Legenju Vitalis, they concluded their mission after a
thorough investigation and submitted their Report.
was astonishing to see the imposition of an illegal and hastily constituted
committee had the support and wherewithal from certain unscrupulous hidden
‘long hands’ at the National Sports Council.
Report under the Investigative Panel ordered by the former Minister had been
placed in the back burner, and replaced at centre stage by the emergence of a
Honorable Minister, this are the questions we want answer for, because up to the time of writing this letter, the
report is still inaccessible and still collecting dust in the shelves somewhere
in your Ministry.
withholding of the report has led to a lot of damaging consequences as pointed
1) The former Executive has in its
possession monies which belong to the BSC.
2) Sensitive BSC documents including
contracts and agreements have not been handed over.
3) The integrity and character of those
affected by the report have to be safeguarded, not least because three of the
former Executive Members are currently elected members of the National
are Hon. Alhagie S. Darboe, Hon. Momodou Camara and Hon. Lamin J. Sanneh. This
BSC saga has been used by their political opponents during the last National
Assembly elections, denting their character and integrity as allegations of
financial misappropriation and malpractices has been tirade towards them.
will be pleased if you can construe this letter as a follow up to the letter
submitted by the current interim Committee of Brikama Sport to your honorable
are relentless in our efforts to clear our names to safeguard our honors and
integrity and would stop at no point in time to achieve this.
understand that this report is suppressed by certain obstacles, which we are
aware of and believe your intervention has to become a pragmatic move on our
part to get this report released.
affirm that interested parties which may include a group of people or even a
Council of elders cannot hold the truth at ransom.
truth has to be revealed and then closure becomes an option not the other way
This is the dictates of conscience and human
dignity. There can be any meaningful gains of progress towards reconciliation
without the establishment of truth and justice.
do hereby conclude that immunity is a recipe for retrogression in this new
democratic dispensation in our beloved land.