Mr. Yahya Al-Matarr Jobe the Permanent Delegate of Gambia to UNESCO was elected as the President of the Union of African Traditional Sports and Games after his appointment as Official Coordinator of the Council for the African region by the President ICTSG.
During the inaugural meeting of UATSG, the participants unanimously elected Mr. Jobe as the President whereas Mr. Michael Shamsu Mustapha of Sierra Leone was elected as the Secretary General of the Union.
President ICTSG Mr Khalil Ahmed Khan wished Mr. Jobe the best of luck for his new position and looked forward for his input for the development of TSG around the world.
Mr. Jobe was also one of the keynote speakers in the 4th UNESCO Collective Consultation Meeting 2018 at Turkey during which the Statutes of ICTSG were approved.
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