The National Commission for Privatisation (NCP) continues its nationwide tour of SOEs with a visit to Sierra Leone Airports Authority (SLAA) Lungi on Friday 29th October, 2021.
While addressing the SLAA Management, the Chairman and Commissioner, Dr Prince Alex Harding re-echoed the mandate of the Commission, which is to ensure that SOEs under the First Schedule of the NCP Act of 2002 become efficient in their service delivery and financially contribute to the development of government projects.
He went on to assure the SLAA of the Commission’s full support.
“As a Commission we will be always around to ensure our SOEs become productive and efficient,” he disclosed.
In her statement, the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Madam Safura B Rogers, appreciated the management of SLAA for hosting the NCP family at the Freetown International Airport, stressing the need for effective collaboration and cooperation.
“I am extending an olive branch to all Heads of our SOEs to come to my office and discuss challenges hindering your operations, and I believe we can map out ways to address these concerns,” she added.
Responding on behalf of the Board Chairman of SLAA, Haja Darling Quee, extended an appreciation to the Commission for the visit as the Authority considered it timely.
She called on the Commission to provide full support to SLAA and help address their concerns.
The tour was concluded with an inspection on the airport extension project by the Chairman and Commissioner, Dr Prince Alex Harding.