The Republic of Sierra Leone State House

  • President Koroma and his Nigerian counterpart, President Buhari

  • President Ernest Bai Koroma with President Xi Jinping of China

  • President Obama hosts President Koroma at the Oval Office

  • U.N. Special Event Luncheon

GOVERNMENT SECURES MULTI-MILLION-DOLLAR FUNDING FOR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY

 

government secures23His Excellency the President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, is pleased to announce that the Global Agriculture and Food Security Programme (GAFSP) has approved a request from the Government of Sierra Leone for fifty million dollars (US$50 million) in support of the Government's Smallholder Commercialisation Programme. Sierra Leone is one of the first five countries to benefit from the Global Agriculture and Food Security Programme funding.


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ABOLITION OF THE MINISTRY OF PRESIDENTIAL & PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND APPOINTMENT OF CHIEF OF STAFF AT STATE HOUSE

 

abolition of ministry23Consequent upon a functional review of the Office of the President undertaken by the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), His Excellency the President has graciously approved a range of structural and operational reforms for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the Presidency. These include the abolition of the Ministry of Presidential and Public Affairs and the creation of the technical position of Chief of Staff in the Office of the President. The incumbent will among other functions ensure execution of the President's Agenda for Change by providing the necessary collaborative links and support for the Ministries, Departments and Agencies to meet their various targets.


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PRESIDENT KOROMA ADMINISTERS OATH OF OFFICE TO NEC CHAIRPERSON, JUDICIAL TRIBUNAL
president koroma administers2President Ernest Bai Koroma has today administered the oath of office to the Chief Electoral Commissioner and Chairman of the National Electoral Commission (NEC), Dr. Christiana Ayoka Mary Thorpe, at a short but impressive ceremony at State House. Presenting Dr. Thorpe to President Koroma, the Minister of Internal Affairs and Local Government, Dauda Kamara, stated that she had already sought and got parliament approval.
After administering the oath of office to her, President Koroma congratulated Dr. Thorpe on behalf of the government and people of Sierra Leone, stating that it is a big responsibility that she has already previously handled very well to the admiration of Sierra Leoneans and the international community, pushing Sierra Leone's democratic credentials upward.
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WORLD BANK COUNTRY DIRECTOR BIDS FAREWELL, INTRODUCES SUCCESSOR TO PRESIDENT KOROMA
The World Bank Director in Sierra Leone, Engelbert Gudmusson, today bade farewell to President Koroma and introduced his successor, Vijay Pillai. In his remarks, Mr. Gudmusson thanked President Koroma for the wonderful cooperation and access accorded to him during his tour of duty. "It has been very valuable to me. It made my life and my work much easier. I have enjoyed every minute of it," he said, while hoping that he had also been of assistance to the President and the Government of Sierra Leone. "I wish you would accord the same access to my successor who I highly recommend as a dependable person," he maintained. He said he witnessed the 2007 elections and monitored the transition process from the former government to the new one, and "we are now in a much better place... You and your government are very much on top of the issues."
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