List of heads of government of Sierra Leone

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Chief Minister of Sierra Leone
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Incumbent
David J. Francis

since 8 May 2018
AppointerGovernor-General of Sierra Leone (1961–1971)
President of Sierra Leone (1971–1978), (2018–present)
Formation27 April 1961
First holderMilton Margai
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This is a list of heads of government of Sierra Leone, from the establishment of the office of Chief Minister in 1954 until the present day. The office of Prime Minister was abolished after the constitutional referendum in 1978, and reinstated in 2018 with the appointment of David J. Francis as Chief Minister.

Chief Minister of Sierra Leone Protectorate[edit]

Chief Minister Term of Office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Took Office Left Office Duration
1 No image.svg Sir Milton Margai
(1895–1964)
9 July 1954 14 August 1958 4 years, 36 days Sierra Leone People's Party

Prime Minister of Sierra Leone Protectorate[edit]

Prime Minister Term of Office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Took Office Left Office Duration
1 No image.svg Sir Milton Margai
(1895–1964)
14 August 1958 27 April 1961 2 years, 256 days Sierra Leone People's Party

Prime Ministers of Sierra Leone[edit]

Prime Minister Term of Office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Took Office Left Office Duration
1 No image.svg Sir Milton Margai
(1895–1964)
27 April 1961 28 April 1964
(Died in Office)
3 years, 1 day Sierra Leone People's Party
2 No image.svg Sir Albert Margai
(1910–1980)
28 April 1964 21 March 1967 2 years, 327 days Sierra Leone People's Party
3 Siaka Stevens (from Bank note).jpg Siaka Stevens
(1905–1988)
21 March 1967 (minutes)
(Deposed)
0 days All People's Congress
(3) 26 April 1968 21 April 1971 2 years, 360 days
4 No image.svg Sorie Ibrahim Koroma
(1930–1994)
21 April 1971 8 July 1975 4 years, 78 days All People's Congress
5 No image.svg Christian Alusine Kamara-Taylor
(1917–1985)
8 July 1975 15 June 1978 2 years, 342 days All People's Congress

Military rule (1967–1968)[edit]

Term of Office Military
Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Took Office Left Office Duration
6 David Lansana 1965-04-29 (cropped).jpg Brigadier David Lansana
(1922–1975)
21 March 1967 23 March 1967
(Deposed)
2 days Army Commander
7 No image.svg Lieutenant Colonel Ambrose Patrick Genda
(1927–2001)
23 March 1967 27 March 1967 4 days National Reformation Council
8 No image.svg Brigadier Andrew Juxon-Smith
(1931–1996)
27 April 1967 18 April 1968
(Deposed)
1 year, 22 days National Reformation Council
9 No image.svg Warrant Officer 1st Class Patrick Conteh
(19?–?)
18 April 1968 26 April 1968 8 days National Interim Council

Chief Ministers of Sierra Leone[edit]

Chief Minister Term of Office Political Party
(at time of appointment)
Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Took Office Left Office Duration
10 No image.svg David J. Francis
(1965–)
8 May 2018 Incumbent 347 days Independent

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