The woman in question is said to be a daughter of a man who uses scholarships meant for four impoverished but brilliant Kono students to send her and her siblings out of the country in a prestigious universities in the west. The father was the head of a dominant mining company in Kono.
Though their education is questionable whether it could be a curse or the deeds of their father coming to haunt them.
The person of Dr. Sylvia Blyden, an household name within and outside the borders of development in Sierra Leone is one that is comprehensible by all. The contributions of Sylvia Blyden in the lives of the youth, children and women cannot be over-emphasized in the country. Evidently, she has been and continues to be a role model to the young girls and women across Sierra Leone.
The appointment of Dr. Blyden as designate Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs is a clear demonstration of her clean and unquestionable character as a publisher and journalist of a reputable media institution.
Dr. Blyden is a beacon of hope to the young. The mugger of Dr. Blyden could prompt one to describe her as erratic who needs to emancipate herself from parochial and naïve thinking.