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Changes In The Hierarchy Of The Republic Of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) Press Release
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Aug 25, 2010, 17:00

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT


PRESS RELEASE


CHANGES IN THE HIERARCHY OF THE REPUBLIC OF SIERRA
LEONE ARMED FORCES (RSLAF)


The general public is hereby informed that, in accordance with the provisions of Section 168 (1) of the Constitution of Sierra Leone 1991 (Act 6 of 1991), and upon the advice of the Defence Council, it has pleased His Excellency the President and Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces to make the following appointments in the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF):

1. Brigadier Robert Yirra Koroma appointed Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) and promoted to the rank of Major General ( replacing Major General Alfred Claude Nelson Williams who proceeds on terminal leave)

2. Brigadier Samuel Omar Williams appointed Deputy Chief of Defence Staff ( replacing Brigadier Robert Yirra Koroma, formerly Deputy CDS)

3. Brigadier Mohamed Alie Sesay appointed Commander Joint Force (formerly Assistant CDS, Support and Logistics, now replacing Brigadier S.O. Williams, formerly Commander Joint Force)

State House [24th August 2010]



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