Musa Tarawallie Bids Southerners Farewell
The Minister of Internal Affairs, Hon. Musa Tarawallie (preceding resident Minister South), bids farewell to Southerners. (Photo: l-r National Secretary General APC Victor Bockarie Foe and Internal Affairs Minister Musa Tarawallie at the high table during the farewell ceremony by people of the South, Sierra Leone)
Residents of the Southern region past Saturday encircled the newly appointed Minister of Internal Affairs to thank him for all he did during his tenure as Resident Minister South.
Members in The Council of Unions Southern region, according to our reporter, organized all-night prayers for Minister Musa Tarawallie, asking God’s favour to be upon him.
The National Secretary General of the ruling All People Congress Party (APC), Mr. Victor Bockarie Foe, in his statement to Southerners, emphasized on seeing them cooperate with the newly appointed Resident Minister just as they’ve been doing to Musa Tarawallie.
He referred to the newly appointed Minister as ‘son of the soil’ and therefore called on Southerners to give him the fullest of their supports.
The Internal affairs Minister, Musa Tarawallie, told Southerners that his elevation as Minister of Internal Affairs came not as a surprise, but as a result of Southerners’ cooperation while he was serving as Resident Minister South.
That the youths, religious organizations, council of elders, chiefs and opponent political party members, have in diverse ways, supported and embraced him in his pursuit for a peaceful and tranquilized Southern region. He said when he took up the assignment as Resident Minister; he observed serious divides from among the youths, elders, Kamajor members and even members of the security arm.
He further said that with the help of God he was able to gracious unite all.
Members of the Kamajor society also pledged their support for the Internal Affairs Minister, assuring him that as one time militia organization they have rendering security services to about twenty eight boarder crossing points during periods of war.
“We know all bye passes and will intimate him on issues of security concern where appropriate and at any time,” Dr. Hassan Jalloh, executive member of then Kamajor Militia said.
He revealed how the Kamajor society has been transformed from that of a fighting group to now a community Agricultural development group; conforming to President Koroma’s clarion call for self-reliant and poverty reduction.
He said all will come to light soon after the commencement of agricultural and farming activities.
Members of different women groups pledged support for the APC Party.
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