Thursday, 14 August 2014
FOLLOWING A MEETING OF THE PRESIDENTIAL TASK FORCE ON EBOLA CHAIRED BY HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT, HIS EXCELLENCY HAS DIRECTED THAT ALL MINISTRIES, DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES WITH 4-WHEEL DRIVE PICK UP TRUCKS AND VANS SHOULD RELEASE THEM ON LOAN TO THE MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND AVIATION FOR TEMPORARY USE BY THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND SANITATION IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE EBOLA OUTBREAK.
By M.B. Jalloh, Press Attaché, Saudi Arabia
His Excellency the President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, in his recent speech to fellow citizens on the outbreak of the Ebola disease asked the entire nation to mourn with the families of “our national heroes including Dr. Sheik Umar Khan” who lost their lives battling the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone.
Adeyemi Paul, CEO, Sierra Express Media
2014/08/14 On the afternoon of August 11, a Boeing 747 airplane carrying China-aided emergency humanitarian anti-Ebola medical materials arrived at Lungi International Airport. Chinese Ambassador Zhao Yanbo, Minister of Transport and Aviation Mr. Leonard Koroma, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Dr. Ebun Adebola Strasser-King, Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation Dr. Abubakarr Fofanah and other senior Sierra Leonean officials attended the hand-over ceremony held at the airport. Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC), Awoko Newspaper and other media organizations reported the event.
A cross section of Sierra Leonean Muslims in the tri states of Washington Virginia and Maryland have on August 8, 2014 immediately after the (14.00hrs) “Juma” Friday prayers joined hands with some erudite Christian cleric and prayed to Papa - God/Allah for the instantaneous fulfilment of the wish of Sierra Leoneans to see the end of Ebola virus in Sierra Leone.