Nelson Mandela’s death : Sierra Leone Government extends sympathy to South Africa

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OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
STATE HOUSE
TOWER HILL
FREETOWN
PRESS RELEASE

IT IS WITH DEEP SADNESS THAT WE HAVE LEARNT ABOUT THE DEMISE OF FORMER SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT NELSON MANDELA WHOSE PASSING AWAY IS AN IRREPARABLE LOSS TO HIS FAMILY, THE NATION OF SOUTH AFRICA AND THE ENTIRE AFRICAN CONTINENT. AS A TRUE NATIONALIST, VISIONARY LEADER, GREAT PAN AFRICANIST AND AMBASSADOR OF PEACE, NELSON MANDELA TOUCHED THE LIVES OF MANY. WE WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER HIM AS A LARGER THAN LIFE POLITICAL FIGURE WHO THROUGH HIS TENACIOUS STRUGGLE FOR EQUALITY AND FREEDOM HAS LEFT AN INDELIBLE MARK IN THE HISTORY OF MANKIND. THE PRESIDENT, GOVERNMENT AND PEOPLE OF THE REPUBLIC OF SIERRA LEONE EXTEND HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES TO THE PRESIDENT, GOVERNMENT AND PEOPLE OF SOUTH AFRICA, ESPECIALLY TO THE MANDELA FAMILY FOR THE LOSS OF THIS GREAT SON OF AFRICA. MAY ALMIGHTY GOD IN HIS MERCY GRANT THE BEREAVED FAMILY SUCCOUR AND SOLACE IN THIS PERIOD OF GRIEF. TO HONOUR THE LATE ICONIC LEADER, ALL FLAGS WILL FLY AT HALF MAST FOR THREE DAYS.

STATE HOUSE
6TH DECEMBER, 2013 FREETOWN

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