By Amin Kef Sesay
After returning from a private visit to Lebanon with her husband, the First Lady, Madam Fatima Bio has expressed preparedness to continue her work. Addressing her staff, she called on them to gear up and return to work without complaints.
The First Lady disclosed a nation-wide distribution of forty-five thousand sanitary pads to school-going girls, forty foot container of medicines (drugs), forty foot container of wheelchairs for disabled and vulnerable people to be undertaken soon.
The First Lady is one of the global champions of girl child education. She has been the champion to protect girls and women against domestic violence and sexual violence including rape and early marriage.
Madam Fatima Bio’s flagship project “Hands Off Our Girls” has gained unstoppable momentum and international recognition.
She is very passionate about girl-child education and she has been at the vanguard of protecting the interest of poor and vulnerable people, especially women in Sierra Leone. She has been described as “a remarkable woman”.