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Turkish Ambassador Pays Follow-up visit to IGP on PIKM Regulation

Turkish Ambassador Pays Follow-up visit to IGP on PIKM Regulation By Kembay Police Headquarters George Street Freetown, Wednesday 28th February, 2024 Her Excellency the Turkish Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Madam Sibel Erkan has visited the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mr. William Fayia Sellu to know the SLP stands on the Police Coordination and Cooperation Center (PIKM), ahead of the 5-6 May and 15-17 July, 2024 OIC meetings in Banju and Yaounde respectively.  In her presentations, Her Excellency Madam Erkan discloses that, her visit was to know if the SLP is interested in being part of the Police Coordination and Cooperation Center (PIKM) establishment following the 13th Summit  heads of States and Government of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). The PIKM she went on to explained would be established to combat terrorism, extremism, organised crime and to strengthen capacities of PIKM members states.  "For the Center to become op

Former Chairman of the NPRC has condemned the failed coup attempt


Message of condemnation on the November 26th Failed Coup Attempt

Fellow Sierra Leoneans,

It is with great disappointment and concern that I addressed you today regarding the failed coup attempt that took place on November 26th. As someone who has experienced the consequences and devastation caused by a coup, I feel compelled to speak out against such actions and condemn them in the strongest possible terms.

Having led the NPRC coup on April 29th, 1992, I understand the chaos, violence, and instability that a coup can bring upon a nation. It is a dark chapter in our history that we should strive to overcome and never repeat. The attempted coup on November 26th represents a threat to the hard-earned peace and progress that Sierra Leone has achieved over the years.
A coup undermines the foundations of democracy, erodes trust in our institutions, and disrupts the lives of ordinary citizens. It tears apart the fabric of our society and jeopardizes the future of our beloved nation. We can not allow such reckless actions to go unpunished or unchecked.

I stand with the government, the security forces, and our people in condemning this failed coup attempt. We must come together as a nation to support the ongoing investigations and ensure that those responsible are brought to justice. It is crucial that we maintain the rule of law and protect the democratic values that we have fought so hard to uphold.

I call upon all Sierra Leoneans to remain calm, vigilant, and united during this challenging time. Let us not allow this incident to divide us or create unnecessary fear and anxiety. Instead, let it serve as a reminder of the importance of safeguarding our democracy and working together to build a stronger and more prosperous Sierra Leone.

We must learn from our past and strive for a future where political disagreements are resolved through peaceful means, dialogue, and respect for the rule of law. Let us focus on fostering national unity, promoting civic education, and empowering our citizens to actively participate in the democratic process.

Together, we can overcome this setback and continue our journey towards peace, stability, and prosperity. Sierra Leone deserves a brighter future, and it is our collective responsibility to ensure that we protect and preserve it for generations to come.

May God bless Sierra Leone and guide us in the path of peace and progress.

Captain Valentine Strasser
Former Chairman of the NPRC

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