Monday April 24, 2006
Under the auspices of the national leadership of the Sierra Leone Peoples’ Party, the UK and Ireland branch will host the first Diaspora workshop on the 29th. April 2006. The key objectives of this all important event are to discuss and consolidate the relationship between the Diaspora branches and the parent body, as well as proposals to avail the national elections in 2007.
The workshop will be attended by the National Chairman, Alhaji U.N.S Jah, National Secretary General, J. J. Saffa, The Finance Secretary, Mrs Thompson, National Publicity Secretary, Victor Ryder, the National Women’s Leader, Dr. Bernadette Lahai, the National Young Generation Leader, Sahr Nyama, and the SLPP Parliamentary Representative as well as a cross spectrum of the UK and Ireland Branch Membership.
Over 200 participants are expected to attend with a wider coverage of the Sierra Leonean and African Press in London. The Workshop will be preceded by a grand independence reunion evening on Friday, 28th April 2006, in the South London Borough of Southwark, the home of 25% of Sierra Leonean residents in the UK.
The UK and Ireland Branch Executive have extended warm invitation to notable UK politicians, Sierra Leonean Professionals and business men and women to join in the workshop and reunion evening. Chairman, Tamba J. Lamina has intimated that, an event like this was long overdue, but the restructuring of the party and huge task of reconstruction after the war in the country has not made it easy.
For more information contact:
Harold Bundu Saffa, Secretary General, UK & Ireland Branch- 07950271429