The director-general of Sierra Leone’s correctional center, Joseph Lamboi, said 30 inmates and one officer died as a result of the alleged Freetown prison riot of April 29th.
President Julius Maada Bio
President Dr Julius Maada Bio has used today’s press conference, also broadcast live, to express his outrage and total condemnation of the continued incidents of rape, sexual and gender-based violence in the West African nation.
President Julius Maada Bio explains why massive investment in mental health matters in present-day Sierra Leone
President Dr Julius Maada Bio has said at the commissioning of the renovated Sierra Leone Psychiatric Teaching Hospital Complex, SLPTH, that mental health intervention is within government’s overarching human capital development priority.
Sierra Leone President Bio has engaged leaders of Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, at State House on the Coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic and other development issues in the country.
President Dr Julius Maada Bio has addressed the closing of the three Commissions of Enquiry, COI, into governance processes, assets, and forensic audits of the former administration, warning serving officials of his government not to betray pubic trust.
The newly appointed Inspector General of the Sierra Leone Police, Ambrose Michael Sovula, on Monday subscribed to the Oath of Office before President Dr Julius Maada Bio at a ceremony in Freetown.
Amid worldwide COVID-19 onslaught, Sierra President urge citizens to adopt a disciplined approach to social distancing
Sierra Leone President Dr Julius Maada Bio has addressed the media and civil society groups at State House on the enhanced coronavirus preparedness, emphasising that the government sees no reason for panic or a lockdown at this time.