S/Leone First Lady meets VP
Monday, May 05, 2008
Madam Sia Myama Koroma, the First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leaone on Friday met Dr Aji Isatou Njie-Saidy, Vice President and secretary of state for Women's Affairs at her office at State House, Banjul.
Madam Koroma who was accompanied to State House by Madam Kadija Sam-Sumaha, wife of the Sierra Leonean Vice President, was led to State House by Mohammed Foday Yumkella, the Sierra Leonean High Commissioner in The Gambia. Speaking to journalist soon after her audience with Vice President Njie-Saidy, Madam Koroma said she was in The Gambia to thank citizen for the tumultuous welcome accorded to her husband and what every Gambia did for him during his recent state visit to The Gambia.
She noted that, she has also discussed with Vice President Njie-Saidy, issues relating to The Gambia-Sierra Leone relations, women's issue, child rights, human rights, development among other things. She then expressed hope that the two countries will forge partnership on women and child rights to ensure that the objectives set are achieved.
Author: by Alhagie Jobe