Gerihun, Southern Sierra Leone, Sunday 11 April 2021 – His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has joined family members of the late former Vice President of Sierra Leone, Dr Albert Joe Demby, at a funeral mass held in Gerihun town, south of the country.
In his statement to the congregation, President Bio said they were present at the funeral to give a befitting farewell to the late statesman, describing Dr Demby as a selfless man who offered his service to the country.
He recalled that the late man served tirelessly as a medical doctor and as a politician who was a vice president during a turbulent time in the history of the country, adding that after politics the old man went to his hometown and became a farmer.
“On behalf of the state, I want to express my deepest condolences to the family. I pray that the late statesman’s soul Rest In Peace,” he said.
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