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Vice-President of Sierra Leone

The Vice-President of Sierra Leone is a position in the executive branch of the Republic of Sierra Leone.

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HistoryEdit

When Sierra Leone was declared a Republic in 1971 by then Prime Minister Siaka Stevens, the position of Vice-President was created. The first Vice-President was Sorie Ibrahim Koroma.

FunctionsEdit

The functions of the Vice-President are:

  • Principal assistant to the President of Sierra Leone,
  • To act in the President's stead when he is out of Sierra Leone or incapacitated,
  • Control the movements of the people in the diamond-protected areas,
  • Permit Boards,
  • Various involvements with non-citizens of the Republic,
  • Monitor the Cabinet,
  • Any other duty that the President desires.

Vice-PresidentsEdit

First Vice-PresidentsEdit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term start Term end Political Party
1   Sorie Ibrahim Koroma
(1930–1994)
19 April 1971 28 November 1985 All People's Congress
2   Francis Misheck Minah
(1929–1989)
28 November 1985 4 April 1987 All People's Congress
3   Abu Bakar Kamara 4 April 1987 September 1991 All People's Congress
4   Abdulai Osman Conteh
(1945–)
1991 29 April 1992 All People's Congress

Second Vice-PresidentsEdit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term start Term end Political Party
1   Christian Alusine Kamara-Taylor
(1917–1985)
1978 May 1984 All People's Congress
2   Francis Misheck Minah
(1929–1989)
May 1984 November 1985 All People's Congress
3   Abu Bakar Kamara November 1985 4 April 1987 All People's Congress
4   Salia Jusu-Sheriff
(1929–2009)
4 April 1987 1991 Sierra Leone People's Party
5   Joseph Bandabla Dauda
(1942–2017)
November 1991 29 April 1992 All People's Congress

Vice-PresidentEdit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term start Term end Political Party
1   Albert Joe Demby
(1934–)
29 March 1996 25 May 1997 Sierra Leone People's Party

Deputy Chairman of JuntaEdit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term start Term end Political Party
1   Foday Saybana Sankoh
(1937–2003)
25 May 1997 12 February 1998 Revolutionary United Front

Vice-PresidentsEdit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term start Term end Political Party
(1)   Albert Joe Demby
(1934–)
13 February 1998 1999 Sierra Leone People's Party
2   Foday Saybana Sankoh
(1937–2003)
1999 2000 Revolutionary United Front
(1)   Albert Joe Demby
(1934–)
2000 May 2002 Sierra Leone People's Party
3   Solomon Ekuma Berewa
(1938–)
May 2002 17 September 2007 Sierra Leone People's Party
4   Samuel Sam-Sumana
(1962–)
17 September 2007 17 March 2015 All People's Congress
5   Victor Bockarie Foh
(1946–)
17 March 2015 Incumbent All People's Congress

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