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GOVERNMENT OF SIERRA LEONE PRESS RELEASE

GOVERNMENT OF SIERRA LEONE

PRESS RELEASE

THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS HEREBY INFORMED THAT DR. SAMURA KAMARA IS STEPPING ASIDE FROM HIS POSITION AS MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION SO THAT HE WILL BECOME FULLY ENGAGED IN HIS PRESIDENTIAL BID IN THE FORTHCOMING 2018 NATIONAL ELECTIONS. IT HAS THEREFORE PLEASED HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT DR. ERNEST BAI KOROMA TO ANNOUNCE THE FOLLOWING MINISTERIAL AND OTHER APPOINTMENTS, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF PARLIAMENT WHERE NECESSARY:

MINISTERS

  • DR. KAIFALA MARAH – MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND
    INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
  • MAJ (RTD) ALFRED PALO CONTEH – MINISTER OF DEFENCE
  • MAJ (RTD) ISMAEL SENGU KOROMA – MINISTER OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS
  • ALHAJI AMB. DR. ALPHA KANU – MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND
    COMMUNICATIONS

MINISTERS OF STATE

  • MR. ERIC DURA SESAY – MINISTER OF STATE, OFFICE OF THE
    VICE-PRESIDENT
  • MR. MOMOH VANDI – MINISTER OF STATE II, MINISTRY OF
    FINANCE AND ECONOMIC
    DEVELOPMENT

DEPUTY MINISTERS

  • MR. BRIMA BANGURA – DEPUTY MINISTER OF FINANCE AND
    ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  • CAPT (RTD) ABDUL RAHMAN KAMARA – DEPUTY MINISTER OF INTERNAL
    AFFAIRS
  • MR. TAMBA OPEL SAM SUMANA – DEPUTY MINISTER OF SOCIAL
    WELFARE, GENDER AND
    CHILDREN’S AFFAIRS

OTHER APPOINTMENTS

  • AMB. ALIMAMY P. KOROMA – SPECIAL ADVISER AND
    AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE
  • DR. JOSEPH SAM SESAY – SPECIAL ADVISER AND CO-ORDINATOR SIERRA LEONE
    INTERNATIONAL BENCHMARKS
    SYSTEM
  • MR. MOHAMED BANGURA – SPECIAL ADVISER

END

STATE HOUSE
FREETOWN
4TH DECEMBER, 2017

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