New Deputy Ministers Take Oath of Office

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By State House Media and Communications Unit

New Deputy Minister of Agriculture Forestry and Food Security, Deputy Minister of Gender and Children’s Affairs and the Deputy Minister of Technical and Higher Education have subscribed to the oath of office before His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio during a short ceremony at the presidency.

HindoloBuakaiBindi, Deputy Minister of Gender and Children’s Affairs, Dr Theresa Dick, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Forestry and Food Security and Sarjoh Aziz Kamara, Deputy Minister of Technical and Higher Education were appointed by President Bio on Friday, 30 April 2021.

The Constitution of Sierra Leone Act No. 6 of 1991 requires ministers or deputies to take up their duties only after they would have sworn to serve in the best interest of the state and the people of Sierra Leone.

Speaking on behalf of his college deputy ministers, Mr. Sajoh Aziz Kamara thanked President Bio for the confidence reposed in them to serve the country in their various ministries, adding that they would work very hard to make Sierra Leone a middle-income country.

“Thank you very much His Excellency for appointing us in your New Direction Government. We will truly be loyal to you to succeed,” he concluded.

His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio congratulated the deputy ministers on their approval by Parliament, saying that the tasks head were daunting and needed a lot of sacrifice. He, however, assured them of his support and asked them to always call on him for directives that would make their work easier.

“I want to congratulate you and welcome you to this difficult task,” he concluded.