Massive loss for Sierra Leone’s Vice President Sam Sumana as President Ernest Koroma offers his condolences

President Koroma attends funeral of VP Sam Sumana's brother

President Ernest Bai Koroma as Fountain Head of State joined mourners on Friday as he attended the laying-out Ceremony of Vice President’s brother Sahr Saffea Sumana at The New Apostolic Church in Freetown. The President was accompanied by his wife the First Lady Sia Koroma, Ministers, top government officials and other dignitaries. The late Sahr Sumana was described as a soft spoken but firm in principles man.

Word of consolation to the bereaved family, friends and sympathizers was taken from the book of Job 14 verse 1-6. “Man that is born of a woman is of few days and full of trouble. He cometh forth like a flower and is cut down: he fleeth also as a shadow and continueth not. The late SAHR SAFFEA SUMANA a.k.a ”Chest” died on Thursday June 30th at the age of 48. Interment sat Yormandu Town, Kono District.   


Submitted by State House Press Team

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