June 5, 2019
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‘The antics of having to stand when she enters a board meeting is not one that sports leaders were very comfortable with’
While many declined to speculate on what may have led to her resignation, some of the sporting leaders welcomed Olympian Iram Lewis, who will replace Lanisha Rolle as the new minister of youth, sports and culture.
UPDATED: Cabinet Office confirms Lanisha Rolle's resignation, says 'certain matters' are under investigation
IN a statement confirming Lanisha Rolle’s resignation as minister of youth, sports, and culture, the Cabinet Office said “certain matters have been brought to the attention” of Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis and are now “under investigation”.
THE Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture is committed to taking all necessary steps toward resolving the reported tensions between Minister Lanisha Rolle and the Bahamas Olympic Committee, according to a senior ministry official.