Concord Times (Freetown)

Sierra Leone: Another Big Loss for APC

The All People Congress APC has lost one of its strong men, Hon. Victor Chukuma Johnson, a member of parliament who was representing constituency 94 Waterloo, Western Rural before he passed away during the burial of President Ernest Koroma's mother at the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Makeni.

The late Hon. Johnson was the Deputy Speaker of Parliament and Chairman of the Public Account Committee in parliament working together with the Audit Service Sierra Leone and also a member of the Appointment Committee and the Public Service Committee.

Considering that Hon. Johnson was a great man for the APC party and a big loss for the parliament as well as his constituents, fellow members of parliament visited his bereaved family at his home resident at Regent Road, Lumley.

Speaking on behalf of the Speaker and members of parliament, Hon. S.B.B. Dumbuya, Leader of Parliament and Government Business, expressed condolence to the bereaved family and that the late MP was indeed a great man among men, good and nice colleague to them all adding that he had the country at heart at all times.

Hon. Dumbuya admonished the bereaved family to be strong and promised that as a parliament they would try their best to make the burial arrangement.

Speaking on behalf of the family, Cordelia Sankoh thanked the MPs for the response given to the deceased and stressed the family's hope to work together with them in order to ensure a befitting burial for their father, brother and husband.

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