Samuda Outlines Ambitious Plan to Restructure Olympic Assocition


Christopher Samuda says he plans to restructure the Jamaica Olympic Association as a business if he’s successful in his bid to be elected president of the Association.

Samuda, who’s the head of the Jamaica Paralympic Association, says sports is a big business that requires a corporate structure that will facilitate good corporate governance.

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Samuda, who’ll be going up against Vishu Tolan for the top job, believes it’s time to monetize the JOA.

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The elections are set for June 27.


Alrick Swaby is a reporter/producer at Nationwide News Network. He started his career with the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, JBC, in 1995. He has experiences in radio and television broadcasting, reporting and production. He is now on his second stint with Nationwide after rejoining in 2012, Pursuing his passion.