Appointment Committee Interviews Jonathan Leigh and 7 Others

18. 07. 31
posted by: Elias Bangura

Jonathan Arthur Derrick Leigh, designated Deputy Ambassador to the Republic of Germany, went through successfully 31 July before the Appointments Committee at Committee Room 1 in Parliament.


Mr Leigh, after taking the oath, thanked President Bio for the appointment, and promised to work faithfully in the interest of the nation, and to ensure that Sierra Leoneans in that part of the world are faithfully represented.
Chairman of the Committee, who also doubles as Leader of Government Business, Hon Sidi Tunis, said they are all impressed with the work of Mr Jonathan Leigh, who has over the years served the nation faithfully and diligently, and he is fully convinced that Mr Jonathan Leigh will indeed represent the nation well. Other members of the Appointment Committee shared similar sentiments, and wished him well.
Mr Leigh was accompanied by SLAJ President, Kelvin Lewis, and members of the SLAJ Executive.  Members of the executive of the Guild of Editors, too, and several journalists turned up in solidarity.
Other appointees who were also interviewed by the Appointments Committee are: Mr Mohamed Yongowa, proposed Ambassador to Russia; Rashid Sesay, proposed Ambassador to United Arab Emirates (UAE); Ms Agnes Kumba Dugba, Deputy High Commission, London, United Kingdom;; Dr Michael Imran Kanu, Deputy Permanent Representative, Sierra Leone Permanent Mission to the Unted natons; Atumani Dainkeh, proposed Deputy Ambassador, Sierra Leone Embassy, Adis Ababa, Ethiopia; Sheku Mahmoud Kanneh, proposed Chief Executive Officer, Roaad Maintenance Fund Administration; Engineer Mohamed Alieu Jalloh, proposed Chairman, Sierra Leone Water Company; Mohamed Onanah Jalloh, proposed Executive Director, National Youth Service; and M.R. Koroma, proposed member, Public Service Commission.
These appointees are expected to appear before Parliament tomorrow 2 August for approval.