April 27th marked Sierra Leoneís 49th Independence Anniversary. To celebrate, the Government through the Attitudinal and Behavioral Change office organized a march past comprising of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces, the Sierra Leone Police Force, Navy, Prisons, Fire force government ministries, parastatals, schools, tertiary institutions, traditional and political groups, providers of goods and services from both the private and public sectors. The take off point for the march past was at Sewa grounds with procession through Siaka Stevens Streets, Savage Street on to the National Stadium. There was a military parade at the National grounds and later a salutation procession for the president. UBA Sierra Leone was also on hand to colour the occasion in our red t-shirts, and black trousers.