Allegations of fraud and tax evasion should be reported to the Inspector General of police as required by law to take the necessary action, Landing Jobe of the National Assembly has told the Executive Director of the National Sports Council in a letter dated January 17th 2018.
This followed allegations that the Executive members of the Gambia Football Federation (GFF) have been engaged in alleged fraud and tax evasion. The GFF’s leadership was briefly suspended and later reinstated, following a protest by the world football body FIFA.
Writing on behalf of the Clerk of the House, Landing Jobe said: “ This is to inform your good office that the select committee on Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports of its meeting of Monday 15th January 2018 and considered and resolved that the GFF case is purely an administrative matter and therefore should be handled by your good office in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and Sports.”
Consequently, the National Sports Council were urged “to report back to the select committee of your conclusions.”