A cross section of the Kailahun District Descendants Association (KDDA) executives in a courtesy call visit to acquaint and congratulate, have pledges to support the Inspector General of Police (IGP) William Fayia Sellu and other security agencies by cooperating with them.
Head of the delegation cum Chairman of KDDA, Rtd Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Morie Lengor informed that the gathering was a family meeting of Kailahun district descendants.
KDDA, he said was apolitical as it aims and objectives are unity, welfare seeking and the development of the district.
Rtd AIG Lengor disclosed that the association was in preparation for its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and would therefore need security coverage as series of activities will take place.
He called in the IGP as son of the soil to fully come-on board, so that his presence would be felt. Engagement with the youths to keep them in positive thoughts he stated is ongoing.
“Let me conclude by assuring you again that we will do everything humanly possible, to see that you have a successful tenure” he said.
Secretary General of the association, Edward Jusu in his contributions, also discloses that their visit was a tradition for all descendants from Kailahun district who have been appointed by His Excellency President Bio.
An action which he said send out a sign of appreciation to President Bio and help bring the appointees closer to their roots and make them known to the district.
Other speaker called on the IGP to join them in rebranding the cultural heritage of the district.
In his response, IGP William Fayia Sellu expressed happiness in having descendants of his district coming to pledge support to the security sector.
He informed that, he is a born of Bondu village, about three miles off Koindu town, Kailahun district.
He added that after his birthday, his late father who was a corporal in the police was transferred to the Kenema Division where he grew up.
He recalled one of his visits to Koindu with his late Uncle George Sellu whom he said was a financial secretary at Njala. He added that, prior to their visit; he was working on a visit to Kailahun.
He recognises Rtd AIG Lengor’s passion for the SLP, noting that even though he was retired, that did not stop him from rendering positive assistance to the force. He concluded by pledging support to the association for the progress of the district.