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In Sierra Leone, New Policy to Sanitize Tribal Administrators
By Augustine Samba
Feb 23, 2012, 17:02
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The Decentralization Secretariat in collaboration with the Local Government Ministry on 21st February 2012, held a day sensitization forum on a new Chiefdom Governance and Tribal Administrative Policy. The forum was held at the Atlantic Hall, National Stadium in Freetown.

The policy aims to provide a framework that will ensure chiefdoms and traditional administrations, operate in accordance with the principles of good governance. It also focuses on inclusion, participation, transparency and improving values of customs and traditions of people, in line with the local government system.


Director of Local Government Mr. Aiah J.T. Lebbie said before the policy was prepared, a conducted tour was made to provincial and chiefdom administrations, where all tribal heads were consulted. He further revealed that the policy is also intended to influence the preparation of a Chiefdom and Traditional Administrative Act.


For his part, the Secretary General of the Western Area Tribal Heads, who also doubles as the Mende Tribal Head in Freetown, Chief Mathew Young Giboa, expressed happiness over the policy. He referred to it as a strong foundation for chiefdom administrations. He said this is the first time such a policy is designed in Sierra Leone. He re-echoed that the policy will help to improve the customs and traditions of the people, especially those in the Western Area, adding that, most residents in Freetown find it difficult to associate themselves with their traditions and customs.


The chief expressed hope that with the adaptation of this policy, there will be values and sanity in chiefdom governance and tribal administration in Sierra Leone.


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