Chernor Maju Bah

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Chernor Maju Bah
Deputy Speaker of Parliament of Sierra Leone
Incumbent
Assumed office
December 8, 2012
Preceded by Victor Chukuma Johnson
Parliamentary Chairman of the Mines and Minerals Resources Committee
Incumbent
Assumed office
2010
Chairman of the Parliamentarry Legislative Committee
In office
2010–2012
Succeeded by Ajibola Manly-Spaine[1]
Personal details
Born Chernor Maju Ramadan Bah
(1972-04-29) 29 April 1972 (age 42)
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Nationality Sierra Leonean
Political party All People's Congress (APC)
Residence Freetown, Sierra Leone,
Alma mater Fourah Bay College
Religion Islam

Chernor Ramadan Maju Bah(born April 29, 1972 [1]) also commonly known by his nickname Chericoco[2][3] is Sierra Leonean lawyer and politician who is currently the Deputy speaker of parliament of Sierra Leone[4] and Parliamentary Chairman of the Mines and Minerals Resources Committee [5][6]. He had also served as Chairman of the Parliamentarry Legislative Committee.

He is a member of the Sierra Leone Parliament from the Western Area Urban District, representing constituency 110, which is mainly made up of the neighborhood of Brookfields in Freetown.

Chernor Maju Bah was first elected a member of parliament in the 2007 Sierra Leone Parliamentary elections. He was re-elected in the 2012 Sierra Leone Parliamentary elections with 68.45%, defeating his main opponent Joseph Maada Soyei of the main opposition Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP).[2]

Chernor Maju Bah was born and raised in the capital Freetown. He is a member of the Fula ethnic group and a Barrister-Solicitor by profession.[3]

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