By Elkas Sankoh
Sierra Leone’s President Elect-HE Julius Maada Bio has established a Government Transitional Team with a prescribed mandates to take stock of the state of affairs during President Ernest Bai Koroma’s tenure.
Headed by Professor David J. Francis, the transitional team’s mandates are to serve as focal point to interface with the outgoing APC Government; Conduct an immediate stock taking exercise of the current state of the Ministries, Department and Agencies and to finally submit a comprehensive report to President Bio and his Vice President for immediate consideration.
The team comprises Dr. Abass C. Bundu, Dr. Morie Manyeh, Mrs. Kona Koroma, Mr. Jacob Jusu Saffa, Alhaji Kanja Sesay, Dr. Alie Kabbah, PC Charles Caulker, Mrs. Melrose Kargbo, Hon. Suahilo Koroma, Lawyer Umaru Napoleon Koroma and Dr. Denis Sandy as the Secretary to the Governance Transition Team.
President Bio believes governance is a continuous process and therefore expect the present holders of those offices to continue until a new cabinet takes over.
His priorities are to revamp the economy, overhaul the education sector and institute a disciplined governance structure with an accountable leadership devoid of sentiments. President Bio has vowed to implement the New Direction to the letter.