Vice-President of Sierra Leone

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The Vice-President of Sierra Leone is a position in the executive branch of the Republic of Sierra Leone.

History[edit]

When Sierra Leone was declared a Republic in 1971 by then Prime Minister Siaka Stevens, the position of Vice-President was created. The first Vice-President was Sorie Ibrahim Koroma.

Functions[edit]

The functions of the Vice-President are:

  • Principal assistant to the President of Sierra Leone,
  • To act in the President's stead when he is out of Sierra Leone or incapacitated,
  • Control the movements of the people in the diamond-protected areas,
  • Permit Boards,
  • Various involvements with non-citizens of the Republic,
  • Monitor the Cabinet,
  • Any other duty that the President desires.

Vice-Presidents[edit]

First Vice-Presidents[edit]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term start Term end Political Party
1 No image.png Sorie Ibrahim Koroma
(1930–1994)
19 April 1971 28 November 1985 All People's Congress
2 No image.png Francis Misheck Minah
(1929–1989)
28 November 1985 6 April 1987 All People's Congress
3 No image.png Abu Bakar Kamara 1987 September 1991 All People's Congress
4 Abdulai Conteh.png Abdulai Osman Conteh
(1945–)
1991 29 April 1992 All People's Congress

Second Vice-Presidents[edit]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term start Term end Political Party
1 No image.png Christian Alusine Kamara-Taylor
(1917–1985)
1978 15 August 1985 All People's Congress
2 No image.png Francis Misheck Minah
(1929–1989)
1985 1985 All People's Congress
3 No image.png Salia Jusu-Sheriff
(1929–2009)
1987 1991 Sierra Leone People's Party
4 J. B. Dauda 2011-05-11-2.jpg Joseph Bandabla Dauda
(1942–)
November 1991 29 April 1992 All People's Congress

Vice-President[edit]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term start Term end Political Party
1 No image.png Albert Joe Demby
(1934–)
29 March 1996 25 May 1997 Sierra Leone People's Party

Deputy Chairman of Junta[edit]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term start Term end Political Party
1 Foday Sankoh.jpg Foday Saybana Sankoh
(1937–2003)
25 May 1997 12 February 1998 Revolutionary United Front

Vice-Presidents[edit]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term start Term end Political Party
(1) No image.png Albert Joe Demby
(1934–)
13 February 1998 1999 Sierra Leone People's Party
2 Foday Sankoh.jpg Foday Saybana Sankoh
(1937–2003)
1999 2000 Revolutionary United Front
(1) No image.png Albert Joe Demby
(1934–)
2000 May 2002 Sierra Leone People's Party
3 No image.png Solomon Ekuma Berewa
(1938–)
May 2002 17 September 2007 Sierra Leone People's Party
4 No image.png Samuel Sam-Sumana
(1962–)
17 September 2007 17 March 2015 All People's Congress
5 No image.png Victor Bockarie Foh
(1946–)
17 March 2015 Incumbent All People's Congress

See also[edit]

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