Cote d’Ivoire: The Sierra Leone Consulate in Côte d’Ivoire under the supervision of the Sierra Leone’s Mission in Liberia on 30th April 2020 donated assorted food items and buckets to members of the Sierra Leonean community in Abidjan. The donation is part of ongoing efforts by the Sierra Leonean’s mission in Liberia to reach out to its citizens during this health crisis.
Making the donation on behalf of the Sierra Leone Mission in Liberia, the Consul General, Kamal Harati told the Community that the main reason for the establishment of a Sierra Leone consulate in Abidjan is to cater for the welfare of its citizens as well as provide protection for them. He cautioned the Sierra Leonean community in Abidjan to abide by the rules and regulations laid down by the Ivorian government in fighting the Covid-19, adding that the rise in Covid-19 cases is a bit alarming, and the need for more caution cannot be overemphasized.
Mr. Harati averred that the food items and buckets were intended for the most vulnerable Sierra Leoneans who are unable to meet the basic needs of their families due to Covid-19. He however encouraged all to remain calm and obey health rules if they want to overcome the deadly virus.
In response, the Chairman of the Sierra Leone Community, Daniel Musa expressed heartfelt thanks to the Consul for the kind gestures towards them, acknowledging that the current government of Sierra Leone is working hard to place people who have the country at heart in positions of trust.
Meanwhile, Chairman Musa has promised to distribute the food items and buckets equally, and will ensure that it is used for the intended purpose.