Government ministers of Sierra Leone

Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 18. Chapters: Abdul Karim Koroma, Abdul Serry-Kamal, Abubakarr Jalloh (politician), Abu Aiah Koroma, Albert Margai, Alimamy Koroma, Alusine Fofanah, Bai Koblo Pathbana II, Dauda Kamara, Dennis Bright, Desmond Luke, Francis Minah, George Banda-Thomas, Haja Afsatu Kabba, Hindolo Trye, Ibrahim Ben Kargbo, J. B. Dauda, John Karimu, John Saad, Kadi Sesay, Kandeh Yumkella, Kemoh Sesay, Mabinty Daramy, Mike Lamin, Milton Margai, Minkailu Bah, Minkailu Mansaray, Mohamed B. Daramy, Okere Adams, Peter Vandy, Prince Harding, Salia Jusu-Sheriff, Sama Sahr Mondeh, Samura Kamara, Sam Sesay, Septimus Kaikai, Shirley Gbujama, Siaka Stevens, Soccoh Kabia, Sorie Ibrahim Koroma, Sulaiman Tejan-Jalloh, Thaimu Bangura. Excerpt: Siaka Probyn Stevens (24 August 1905 - 29 May 1988) was the 3rd prime minister of Sierra Leone from 1967-1971 and the 1st president of Sierra Leone from 1971-1985. Stevens is generally criticised for dictatorial methods of government in which many of his political opponents were executed, as well as for mismanaging the economy. On a positive note, he reduced the ethnic polarisation in the government of Sierra Leone by incorporating members of various ethnic groups into the government. Stevens and his All People's Congress (APC) party won the closely contested 1967 Sierra Leone general elections over the incumbent Prime Minister Sir Albert Margai of the Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP). In April 1971, Stevens made Sierra Leone a republic and he became the first President of Sierra Leone a day after the constitution had been ratified by the Parliament of Sierra Leone. Stevens served as Chairman of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) from 1 July] 1980 to 24 June 1981, and engineered the creation of the Mano River Union, a three country economic federation of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. Stevens retired from office at the end of his term on 28 November 1985. After pressuring all other potential successors to step aside, he chose Major-General Joseph Saidu Momoh, the commander of the Sierra Leone Armed Forces as his successor. Siaka Probyn Stevens was born on August 24, 1905 in Moyamba, Moyamba District in the Southern Province of Sierra Leone to a Limba father and a Mende mother. Although born in Moyamba, Stevens was largely raised in Freetown. Stevens completed his primary education in Freetown and completed secondary school at Albert Academy in Freetown, before joining the Sierra Leone Police Force. From 1923 to 1930, Stevens rose to the rank of First Class Sergeant and Musketry Instructor. From 1931 to 1946, he worked on the construction of the Sierra Leone Development Company (DELCO) railway, linking the Port of Pepel with the iron ore mines at Marampa. I

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