This press release is in response to information on certain radio stations about the Office of the First Lady receiving funds from the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children Affairs.
For clarity purposes and to avoid any misunderstanding:
The current Office of the First Lady, led by H.E. Fatima Maada Bio, has not received any funds from the Ministry Social Welfare, Gender and Children Affairs.
The Office of the First Lady has a very good working relationship with MSWGCA, We exchange ideas on programs that falls with the thematic areas of the “Hands of our Girls” initiative.
We take this opportunity to commend Hon. Baindu Dassama Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children Affairs for her relentless effort in ensuring the Social welfare of the people of Sierra Leone and a special thank you to
H. E. Dr Julius Maada Bio for championing women’s empowerment .
As we continue the “Hands Off Our Girls” national tour, we urge all Sierra Leoneans to support this initiative.
Tony Lloyd Morgan
Head of Communication