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NCRA Board Chair Swiftly Sails Through Parliament

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NCRA Board Chair Swiftly Sails Through Parliament


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Chairman Sorie Fofana

The Parliament of Sierra Leone yesterday 4th August, 2022 swiftly approved the newly appointed Board Chairman of the National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA), Sorie Fofana.

He was approved alongside the new Inspector General of Police, William Fayia Sellu and other presidential appointees.

Members of Parliament described Chairman Sorie Fofana as a fine gentleman that has demonstrated a high-level professionalism in the field of journalism for some years now.

Leader of Government Business, Hon Matthew Sahr Nyuma presented the appointees to the Well. He said Sorie Fofana is an outstanding and well respected journalist with a trustworthy character and that he has all it takes to serve in his new role.

Parliamentary Chief Whip, APC’s Hon. Hassan Sesay said for Chairman Sorie to be appointed by President Julius Maada Bio for the second time as Chairman in a different institution, shows that he has earned the respect of the President.

“It is hard for one to see someone talking bad about Sorie Fofana throughout his journalistic career. He is an example of a professional journalist that is worth emulating. I have no doubt that he will deliver in his new role at the National Civil Registration Authority,” he said.

Hon. Bashiru Silikie, the Deputy Leader of the SLPP in Parliament said that Sorie Fofana’s loyalty to the President and the party is unquestionable for he has stood by the President and the party during crucial moments.

“You have been part of this New Direction success and you have never disappointed us. We expect you to work with the management of NCRA to give the people credible data,” he admonished.

The Leader of the Opposition APC, Hon. Chernor Maju Bah hailed the new NCRA Chairman as a fine and cool gentleman that commands great respect among politicians.

In his summary, the Honorable Speaker of the House, Dr. Abass Chernor Bundu, commended the appointment of Chairman Sorie Fofana by President Bio as the right choice for the job. “Sorie Fofana has demonstrated a sense of professionalism in his career. This House wishes you well in your new endeavor as you go and serve the nation,” he said.

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