AWARENESS TIMES
Sierra Leone News & Information

State House | Press Union | Lumley Beach | AllAfrica | SL-Web

www.awarenesstimes.com

  Giving Knowledge to the People
welcome to sierra leone's premier news source
Last Updated: Jun 2nd, 2014 - 12:12:26 
Front Page 
 
 NEWS
 Breaking News
 Local News
 Politics
 Photo News
 Video News
 
 EDITORIALS
 
 FROM OUR TEAM
 
 COMMENTS & OPINIONS
 Moiie's Column
 
 SPECIAL REPORTS
 Afsatu Kabba
 
 FEATURES
 
 ENTERTAINMENT
 
 PROFILES
 Role Models
 Awareness Lady
 Common Man
 
 THE ECONOMY
 
 NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
 Special Messages
 Legal Matters
 Obituaries
 
 PAID SUPPLEMENTS
 
 ADVERTISEMENTS
 
 SATIRE
Search


Published online by
Sylvia Blyden Dot Com

17 Garrison Street,
Freetown,
Sierra Leone.
Tel: +232-77-772001
Tel: +232-88-321000
Tel: +232-76-350077
Tel: +232-30-321001
Email:
editor@news.sl
Website:
www.awarenesstimes.com

NEWS : Local News  

Sierra Leone News : Minority Leader warns over Politicizing Ebola
By Augustine Samba
Jun 2, 2014, 12:08
Email this article
 Printer friendly page

Sequel to the confirmed Ebola outbreak in the Eastern Region, the Minority Leader of the Main Opposition Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) Hon. Dr. Bernadette Lahai has passionately appealed to all Sierra Leoneans not to politicize the situation. Hon. Dr. Bernadette Lahai made this special appeal at a meeting held in Kenema City on Wednesday 28th May 2014.


Members of Parliament either of the SLPP or the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC), representing the Eastern Region are currently on robust sensitization tour of the deadly Ebola disease in their respective district and constituency in that region.


Hon. Dr. Bernadette Lahai
                

 

As a preliminary step, on reaching Kenema, the parliamentary delegation led by the Minority Leader met with the District Health Team for update on the Ebola situation and planned for the way forward. Speaking to our reporter Hon. Dr. Bernadette Lahai disclosed that radio talk shows, constituency outreaches, community and street parades; daily press briefings, distribution of educational materials on Ebola were among the sensitization methods discussed and adopted. She said, together with the Minister of Health, they have earlier addressed the Paramount Chiefs of the Eastern Region on the Ebola outbreak during the workshop held for the Paramount Chiefs on Maternal and Child Health week in Kenema.


All the MPs together with their Councilors and Ward Development Committee Members are all working tirelessly to educate and sensitize their constituents and subjects on the Ebola virus in that region.


As head of delegation Hon. Dr. Bernadette, used the opportunity to appeal to all not to politicize the Ebola outbreak and called on all to do whatever they can in their own way to help contain the outbreak. These MPs according to her are expected to return to parliament this week to report to the Ministry of Health about the update of their sensitization activities and results.


© Copyright by Awareness Times Newspaper in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Top of Page

Latest Headlines
NEWS
Sierra Leone News :75% of President’s Appointments Last Night were Women!
UN Hosts Ebola Recovery Confab Next Week
Sierra Leone News : Health Alert Trains CSOs on Post Ebola Monitoring
EDITORIALS
Sierra Leone: Ernest Koroma Will Leave a Strong IMC
Sierra Leone: Halloway Saga - Can Anti Corruption Commission help Bar Association?
Sierra Leone: Reputation Ball is in Koroma’s Court!
FROM OUR TEAM
APOLOGY FOR DELAY IN WEBSITE NEWS UPDATES
Rogue Judiciary Catalysed Civil War - Sierra Leone Citizens
Sierra Leone News: Awareness Times Newspaper is back after Holiday Break
COMMENTS & OPINIONS
Uselessness of former IMC now shines so bright
Why now? Something to think about in Sierra Leone
Why Sierra Leone Football is no longer thrilling & Stadiums are empty: Part 1
SPECIAL REPORTS
Quotable Quote: Koroma on Ebola Restrictions
Exposing Unjustness of Insinuation by Oswald Ernest Hanciles
Sierra Leone News: Chernoh Bah, his Expired Goods & Junks Container!
FEATURES
MFWA: JOURNALISM ETHICS: Increasing Incidents of Unprofessional Media Conduct Worrying
Sierra Leone has Government with National Character as APC Disarms SLPP Political Weapon
Sierra Leone: A Survivor’s Mission to ‘Revenge’ on Ebola
ENTERTAINMENT
ALONZO : TALK ABOUT SALONE
PROFILES
Sierra Leone Politics : Alhaji Osman Foday Yansaneh, a Muslim Steering an all-inclusive APC Secretariat
TRIBUTE TO DR. V R WILLOUGHBY
A Tribute to My Golden Lady - Cillaty Daboh on his Mum
THE ECONOMY
Sierra Leone Investment: Hon. Turay Cajoles UNESCO Investors
NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
Sierra Leone Laws: Taking Emmanuel Saffa Abdulai out of his Ignorance of the Law
In loving memory of our dear Mother, Rtd. Police Inspector Sylvia Oladuni Talleh
Ambassador to Kuwait on Recruitment of Sierra Leonean House Maids
PAID SUPPLEMENTS
Sierra Leone Health Ministry Hails International Insurance Company
Sierra Rutile in Advertorial on its activities
ADVERTISEMENTS
EBOLA Breaking ‘NEWS’ - Do you seek good for Kenema & Kailahun?
SATIRE
SPECIAL POEM : A Tale of 2 Women
SLPP, be Grateful to Lt. Maada Bio

Copyright © 2005 - 2010, Awareness Times Sierra Leone; All Rights Reserved.
Hosted & Designed by West Africa Dot Net