Sierra Leone’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the African Union , Ambassador Ismael Koroma , who is in the United States to attend the joint AU And UN Security Council Session on Peace and Security , stormed New Jersey yesterday to pay a special visit to an elder comrade and brother and he was treated to a lunch hosted by the Minister Plenipotentiary to the UN, your very humble servant himself.
The Ambassador said he could not have come to the U.S. and not paid a special visit to ” My elder comrade and brother ” . He also cherished the opportunity to meet with some Sierra Leoneans as well as members of the party. He was full of praise for the excellent work being done on the media front by the minister plenipotentiary through the Government International Media Network at the Sierra Leone Permanent Mission to the UN and the Cocorioko newspaper, and for the devotion of APC party members .
The minister plenipotentiary also highly commended the ambassador and the Permanent Representative to the AU, AmbassadorOsman Keh Kamara for their exemplary performance at the AU . He lauded President Koroma for his wisdom in appointing young people to key positions and tapping on the skills and commitment of youth. The Minister Plenipotentiary also emphasized that the two ambassadors have justified the confidence reposed on them by the President. Also commended was the Foreign Minister, Dr. Samura Kamara for his moral support and boost to the work of Sierra Leone’s diplomats abroad.
The minister plenipotentiary said he highly appreciated the brotherly gesture of Ambassador Koroma to pay him this special visit .
Seen in the photo — First row, from far left : your humble servant, Kabs Kay; Mr. Nimrod, the Permanent Mission to the UN driver and Mr. Pavi Jalloh. On the next row , from far left are Ambassador Koroma and Mr. Foday Mansaray.
The minister plenipotentiary hosted the ambassador to lunch at the new Moroccan Restaurant in New Brunswick, where Mediterranean food is served in copious abundance as if it is going out of style.
Ambassador Ismael Koroma is seen here providing much -appreciated boost to members of the government in New Jersey.
Present at the lunch were APC party stalwarts , former New Jersey Chapter President , Mr. Pavi Jalloh and Comrade Foday Mansaray. They were commended by both the visiting ambassador and the minister plenipotentiary for their devotion to the party . The minister plenipotentiary took the opportunity to appraise the ambassador about the marvelous work also being done by the APC New Jersey Chapter, led by its President, Mr. Alimamy Turay, who was unavoidably absent from the lunch.
Ambassador Koroma could have been interviewed by the Cocorioko / SierraCast TV Network on the session he attended at the UN and work at the AU in Ethiopia , but his very tight schedule could not permit.