Abu Aiah Koroma

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Abu Aiah Koroma
J.D.
Incumbent
Assumed office
September
Attorney General of Sierra Leone and minister of Justice
In office
1967–1971
Sierra Leone Minister of Natural Resources
In office
1990–1992
In office
1998–2002
Personal details
Born (1928-11-26)26 November 1928
Koidu Town, Kono District, Sierra Leone
Died 6 March 2005(2005-03-06)
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Nationality Sierra Leonean
Political party All People's Congress (APC)
Spouse(s) Danke Koroma
Children six children
Alma mater Fourah Bay College
Profession Lawyer, Attorney
Religion Christianity

Abu Aiah Koroma (26 November 1928 – 6 March 2005) was a lawyer and politician in Sierra Leone. Koroma began his political career as Attorney General in 1967 and 1968. He returned to government in 1976 when he became Managing Director of the National Diamond Mining Company until 1987. In 1991 and 1992, Koroma was the Minister of Mineral Resources. In 1996, he ran as the presidential candidate of the Democratic Centre Party and gained just 4.9% of the national vote in the initial round of voting. After Ahmed Tejan Kabbah won the presidency, Koroma was named Minister of Political and Parliamentary Affairs, which lasted until Kabbah's re-election in 2002. Koroma died in 2005 at the age of 76.