Bai Bureh Service Delivery Awards 2023 Honours 50 Service Delivery Champions at 6th Ceremony

The Bai Bureh Service Delivery Awards, an esteemed initiative of the Bureh Heritage Foundation, reached its pinnacle at the 6th Edition as it recognized and honored 50 Outstanding Service Delivery Champions from Sierra Leone’s private and public sectors.

This annual event, held on December 9th, was a testament to the remarkable commitment and unwavering leadership of these individuals and institutions in propelling impactful development across various domains within the nation.

In a groundbreaking collaboration, the 6th Edition of these prestigious awards was made possible through a strategic partnership involving the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Leone Rock Metal Group, Kambia District Council, Port Loko District Council, Kambia District Development and Rehabilitation Organization (KADDRO), Fruitful Healthcare Sierra Leone, Safe Water for Sierra Leone, and Amazonian Initiative Movement Sierra Leone.

Together, these entities joined forces with the Bai Bureh Heritage Foundation to celebrate and acknowledge exemplary dedication and commitment in driving significant development and welfare enhancements.

The event drew the participation of distinguished personalities including Christian M. Kamara, Board Chairman of the Sierra Leone Association of Non-governmental Organizations;  Sheku Tejan Saccoh, Chairman of the Port Loko District Council;  Mohamed Abdul Mansarico Mansaray, Chairman of the Kambia District Council;  Mohamed Sallieu Bangura, Executive Director of KADDRO Sierra Leone; Her Worship Aminata Jah, Deputy Mayor of Port Loko City Council;  Ibrahim Santigie Bangura, Former Chairman of the Port Loko District Council; Loida E Fegoria, Project Director of Safe Water for Sierra Leone; Mr. Bundu, Community Liaison Officer of Leone Rock Metal Group and Prof. Briama Gogra, DVC Ernest Bai Koroma University of Science and Technology Port Loko campus.

The selection process for the Service Delivery Champions underwent rigorous evaluation by a panel of esteemed Judges who meticulously assessed nominees based on their demonstrated impact, innovation, and sustainability in service delivery initiatives.

The 50 champions recognized represent a diverse spectrum of sectors including health, education, infrastructure, entrepreneurship, agriculture, and social services. Their exceptional efforts and significant milestones have made them stand out in their respective fields, embodying the spirit of dedication and progress.

During the ceremony, each Champion was presented with a prestigious Award and a Certificate of Merit, acknowledging their substantial contributions towards enhancing service delivery and positively impacting lives within their communities. This recognition served as a testament to their dedication and role as catalysts for societal development and national transformation.

Ambassador Unisa Fofanah (Totti), the lead host, emphasized that the unwavering commitment of the awardees to service delivery makes them exemplary role models and crucial agents for development within the nation.

The Bai Bureh Heritage Foundation and its partners reiterated their commitment to fostering collaboration, supporting sustainable initiatives, and recognizing individuals and organizations driving impactful change. Initiatives like the Bai Bureh Service Delivery Awards aim to inspire continuous pursuit of excellence in service delivery and community development annually.

The ceremony, adorned with a red-carpet welcome, interviews, a closing prayer, vote of thanks, and photo sessions, culminated with profound gratitude to all supporters and partners for ensuring the successful execution of the 6th Edition. Special appreciation was extended to Pro-Max Photo Studio for their photography services and B & B Catering Services for the delightful food served.

The Bai Bureh Heritage Foundation, expressing gratitude and looking forward to future collaborations, extends an invitation to an exciting 7th Edition of the Service Delivery Awards in 2024.

For media inquiries, please contact Amb. Unisa Fofanah, Executive Director at Bai Bureh Heritage Foundation: +23230087623 /  +23234391577 / +23279070999 or via email at


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