Feb 27, 2009, 4:41 AM
Workers across West Coast Region on Saturday converged at the Cannan Multipurpose Centre in Brikama to celebrate the 2012 West Coast Region May Day Sports.
The celebration took the form of a march-past by from Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium to Cannan Multipurpose Centre were departments and institutions participated in various events such as tug of war 100 metres , work race, eating race and other events.
The event, which attracted spectators from West Coast Region and its satellite areas, showed delightful exhibition of skills and talents by participating departments and institutions.
At the end of the occasion, Gambia Armed Forces were crowned champions after snatching 110 points followed by Combine Force in 2nd position with 106 points, Gambia Fire Service 3rd position with 96 points, Early Childhood Education Association 4th position with 84 points, and Gambia Civil Aviation Authority 5th position with 69 points.
Sulayman Junkung General Hospital in Bwiam took 6th position with 64 points, Brikama Community Radio FMB 7th position with 58 points, and National Agricultural Research Institute 8th position with 54 points.
Brikama Area Council took 9th position with 52 points, Gambia Transport Union finished second position from bottom with 42 points, while the Governor’s office was rooted at the bottom with 28 points.
The ceremony was witnessed by the Governor of West Coast Region, Lamin Sanneh, the Executive Director GNOC, Lawrence Bruce, and other dignitaries.