The Parliament of Sierra Leone which comprises member from both the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) and Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) has on Wednesday 01st March 2017, approved five Presidential nominees, including Hon. Justice Hamilton, Alpha Jalloh and three others to serve in various high offices of State.
The following Presidential nominees were approved by the House:
I. Hon. Justice Mr. Patrick O. Hamilton-Chairman, Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC)
II. Mr. Alpha Muctarr Jalloh-Board Chairman, National Revenue Authority (NRA)
III. P.C Musa Ngombu-Kla Kallon-Board Member, Sierra Leone Road Transport Corporation (SLRTC)
IV. Mr. Eldred Collins-Member-National Standards Council and
V. Mr. Emmanuel D. Pratt-Member, National Tourist Board Contributing to the debate before ratification, MPs from both sides of the aisle commended President Koroma for nominating qualified Sierra Leoneans to serve in those positions of trust for the development of the country. They also called on the nominees to work in the interest of the country, devoid of political considerations.
In rounding the debate, both Leaders of the House acknowledged the tremendous contributions that have been made by the nominees towards the development of Sierra Leone and urged them to maintain and continue to exhibit professionalism in pursuits of their new appointments.
Congratulating the nominees after approval, the Rt. Hon. Speaker of Parliament, SBB Dumbuya wished them well in their new assignments.
These nominees, having been approved by Parliament will enter their official duties after President Koroma has administered and subscribed them to an oath of office.
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