By Alfred Fornah
Alhaji Sanusi Tejan Savage the Head of Office of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Sierra Leone, has received an award from Diaspora Focus in respect of his pragmatic support to human capital development.
According to the International Director/ CEO of Diaspora Focus, Dr. Emmanuel J.M. Stafford, Mr. Savage was recognized for his outstanding contribution towards youth empowerment and capacity building; citing his leadership role at the IOM Office in developing and implementing projects including capacity building programs and employment opportunities for youth, strengthening Sierra Leone health care sector through diaspora engagement, successful reintegration programs for returned migrants among others
He noted that with Mr Savage at the helm of affairs, IOM has done a lot of good work with regards migration and diaspora related issues in the country.
While receiving the award, Mr Savage thanked Diaspora Focus for finding him worthy of this award and assured them of his continued contribution towards the development of Sierra Leone.
“I am pleased to receive the award, and I will like to dedicate this award to the staff of IOM Sierra Leone for their hard work and commitment towards migration issues in the country”, he added.
Meanwhile, Diaspora Focus is an organization formed in the United Kingdom to advance the cause and welfare of Africans living abroad and returning home to better integrate and contribute meaningfully to their communities and societies. The organization is also registered in Sierra Leone geared towards holistic development.