Francis Minah

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Francis Minah
2nd Vice President of Sierra Leone
In office
1985 – April 1987
Preceded by Sorie Ibrahim Koroma
Succeeded by Abu Bakar Kamara
Personal details
Born (1929-08-19)August 19, 1929
Sawula, Pujehun District, Sierra Leone
Died 1989
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Nationality Sierra Leonean
Political party All People's Congress (APC)
Alma mater King's College London
Religion Christianity

Francis Misheck Minah (b. 19 August 1929 in Sawula, Pujehun District - d. 1989) was a Sierra Leonean politician. Minah earned his law degree from King's College London. He returned to Sierra Leone and served in many capacities as Sierra Leone's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Health, Minister of Justice and Attorney General, under former president Siaka Stevens. He was later appointed the Vice President of Sierra Leone under former president Joseph Saidu Momoh administration. In 1987, he was falsely accused of plotting a coup against president Momoh. Minah was hanged in 1989, following his trial and conviction for alleged involvement in the 1987 coup. Minah was a member of the Mende ethnic group.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Sorie Ibrahim Koroma
First Vice President of Sierra Leone
1985-1987
Succeeded by
Abu Bakar Kamara