The depth of anger and dismay that are being expressed by Sierra Leoneans on social media at the minister of information – Mohamed Bangura, who is openly advocating for pregnant Sierra Leonean women to go abroad to give birth, so as to receive the healthcare and social security benefits offered in those countries is not surprising.
J.B.Dauda aka ‘Jam Body for Development (JBD)’ led a very successful political life, albeit in our murky political scene in Sierra Leone. And I am seized of the need to write something about this industrious son of Kenema who has been called to rest by nature.
JBD was SLPP through and true. As a student both in and out of Sierra Leone in the 60s and early 70s, he never shied away from SLPP activities and meetings. While he was in the UK pursuing his law degree he was the SLPP student chairman at some point.
In continuation of the philanthropic activitiesof the Chief Executive Officer for Social Corporation for Development Organization Joseph Saidu N'Bompa Turay distributed one thousands ( 1,000)bundles of pure drinking water to people lined up for registration in the eastern areas.
As part of our 56th Independence Anniversary Supplement, we bring you the first Independence Message ever made in our nation on April 27, 1961, by the country’s first indigenous Leader, Prime Minister Sir Milton Margai.
Men, women and children of Sierra Leone, I greet you all on this historic day, and I rejoice with you.