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Contestants campaign ahead of TOC elections

3rd December 2012
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Filbert Bayi

As the general election of the Tanzania Olympic Committee is just around the corner, contestants have been busy in campaigning to impress voters.

The elections will be held in Dodoma on Saturday and already most of the aspirants have been busy to
Incumbent TOC secretary general Filbert Bayi who is seeking re-election for yet another term is sandwiched by former log distance runner Juma Ikangaa and former secretary general of the Tanzania Football Federation, Fredrick Mwakalebela.

The trio have been cleared to contest the TOC election that has for the first time in over a decade attracted attention from all stakeholders.

The post of secretary general looks to be a major focus for the election followers.

 It’s hard to know the interest of the voters as Ikangaa and Mwakalebela are tossing the dice for the first time while Bayi has been on the post for years.

SOURCE: THE GUARDIAN