Sierra Leone’s minister responsible for Religious Affairs, Hon. Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden has on Sunday 25th June, 2017, unbehalf of the All Peoples Congress (APC) led government of President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, said that the country’s high levels of inter religious acceptance is a source of pride.
She said, she will thank His Excellency the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma for not only continuing to consolidate religious tolerance in Sierra Leone but also for taking it to unprecedented heights.
Minister Blyden, who herself is a Christian made this statement in a social media post after she joined Muslims across the country at the Jamiatul Atiq Masjid at Davies Street in Fourah Bay, Eastern Freetown, in the Eid-Ul-Fitri prayers marking the end of the Muslim Holy Month of Fasting.
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