By Amin Kef (Ranger)
In a Public Notice issued by the Office of the President dated 12th August, 2022 it was stated that the General Public is hereby informed that it has pleased His Excellency the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces, Brigadier General (Rtd.) Dr. Julius Maada Bio, to announce the following:
That Major General Peter K. Lavahun has been promoted to Lieutenant General and appointed Chief of Defence Staff, Brigadier General Dauda Alpha has been promoted to Major General and appointed Commander Joint Force, Brigadier General Christian F. Marah promoted to Major General and appointed Chief of Staff, Ministry of Defence, Brigadier General Abubakarr Conteh appointed Assistant Chief of Defence Staff, Colonel Michael S Kamara promoted to Brigadier General and appointed Assistant Chief of Defence Staff, Captain (Navy) Philip J Juana – promoted to Commodore and appointed Assistant Chief of Defence Staff, Group Captain John A.S Gbondo as Assistant Chief of Defence Staff.
That Lieutenant General Sullay I Sesay, Brigadier General Ronnie B Harleston and Brigadier General Joseph S Kaimapo have retired.