VP Juldeh Jalloh Chairs Meeting of 22 Local Councils

By Alpha Good Kamara

Dr. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh, the Vice President of Sierra Leone, has on Thursday 6th July, 2023 chaired a meeting of all the Twenty Two (22) Local Councils held at the New Freetown City Council Conference Hall in Freetown.

In his address during the meeting, the Honourable Vice President stated the gathering could be described as a stocktaking exercise designed to prepare the Councils for the roll out of the new administration.

He used the occasion to highlight the key achievements of the Government and the role of the Councils in the Manifesto commitment of President Bio.

The VP further underlined the importance of the meeting as a platform and opportunity to share experiences and position the Councils in the coming years particularly in view of “Revamping the Public Service for Efficient and Effective Management of the state”.

Dr Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh said following the General Elections, his first engagement is to kick-start Local Government infrastructure. He stated how he chaired the Stocktaking Meeting of Local Councils to prepare for the new administration.

The status of the 22 Local Councils was evaluated and a framework was established in order to continue to work in view of their role to execute the manifesto commitments of His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio.

“It is reassuring to learn that the Chief Administrators continued the effective implementation of their respective development plans as we prepare to roll out a new plan in the coming years,” the Vice President expressed delight and commended.


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