*OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT*
*PRESS RELEASE*
IT HAS COME TO THE ATTENTION OF HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT THAT THERE HAVE BEEN INCIDENTS OF INTIMIDATION AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT FOLLOWING THE SWEARING-IN OF HIS EXCELLENCY RTD. BRIGADIER JULIUS MAADA BIO AS PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SIERRA LEONE.
ADDITIONALLY, IT HAS ALSO BEEN ALLEGED THAT CIVIL SERVANTS AND OTHER OFFICIALS AND AGENTS OF GOVERNMENT ARE FACING CHALLENGES IN REPORTING FOR OFFICIAL DUTY. CIVIL SERVANTS AND OTHER OFFICIALS AND AGENTS OF GOVERNMENT ARE EXPECTED TO BE IMPARTIAL AND TO SERVE THE GOVERNMENT OF THE DAY.
HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT IS APPEALING TO ALL THOSE ENGAGED IN INTIMIDATION AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT TO DESIST FORTHWITH. ELECTIONS ARE OVER AND WE MUST NOW FOCUS ON UNITING OUR COUNTRY TO ENSURE A PEACEFUL AND SMOOTH TRANSITION.
PLEASE BE WARNED THAT ANY ACT OF INTIMIDATION AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT WILL BE MET WITH THE FULL FORCE OF THE LAW.
END
STATE HOUSE
FREETOWN
5TH APRIL 2018

THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT WISHES TO INFORM THE GENERAL PUBLIC THAT MONDAY 1ST MAY, 2017 WILL BE OBSERVED AS INTERNATIONAL WORKERS’ DAY.

IN THIS CONNECTION, MONDAY 1ST MAY, 2017 IS HEREBY DECLARED A PUBLIC HOLIDAY THROUGHOUT THE REPUBLIC OF SIERRA LEONE IN OBSERVANCE OF INTERNATIONAL WORKERS’ DAY.

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STATE HOUSE
TOWER HILL
FREETOWN
25TH APRIL, 2017

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