He appointed a new Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Forestry in a series of changes in his cabinet announced on state radio and television.

Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone

Kargbo, known to be a close confidant of Koroma, was replaced by the head of the country’s Anti Corruption Commission (ACC), Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara.

Professor Monty Jones, an international agriculturist and presidential adviser to Koroma was named Agriculture, Food Security and Forestry Minister, replacing Sam Sesay, who has held the position since 2009. No reason was given for the changes.

A new Chief Justice, High Court Judge Hamid Cham, was also named, replacing Justice Valesius Thomas who has now retired.

All appointments are subject to confirmation by the parliament of Sierra Leone.

Two weeks ago, Koroma sacked the Minister of Lands, Country Planning and the Environment, Musa Tarawally without giving details. Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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