David J. Francis (politician)
David J. Francis
|Chief Minister of Sierra Leone|
|Assumed office |
April 20, 2018
|President||Julius Maada Bio|
|Preceded by||Non, position created|
David John Francis
5 October 1965
Kenema, Sierra Leone
|Political party||Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP)|
|Residence||Freetown, Sierra Leone,|
|Alma mater||University of Southampton, Fourah Bay College|
David John Francis (born October 5, 1965) is a Sierra Leonean politician, former University professor and author who currently serves as the Chief Minister of Sierra Leone, since his appointment by President Julius Maada Bio in May 2018. Francis is currently one of the most highly influential government officials in Sierra Leone.
Prior to his appointment as Chief Minister, he was the Chair of the Governance Transition team. Francis has a PhD in international relations from the University of Southampton (1998), and a Bachelor of Arts from Fourah Bay College (1993). He was also a professor at the University of Bradford.
- "President Bio Appoints a new Chief Minister of the Government of Sierra Leone – Sierra Express Media". sierraexpressmedia.com.
- "Controversy over appointment of chief minister of Sierra Leone". thesierraleonetelegraph.com. 2 May 2018.
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(as Prime Minister)
| Chief Minister of Sierra Leone
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