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Why has Koroma sacked another Energy/Water Minister?

Sacked Minister  Ogunade DavidsonSacked Minister Ogunade Davidson (Photo: Mohamed Konne/WADR)
January 25, 2012

Sierra Leone’s minister of Energy and water resources, Professor Ogunade Davidson has been sacked by President Ernest Bai Koroma.

Davidson's sacking comes just barely ten month to the presidential and parliamentary election slated for November 17.

As WADR’s Freetown Correspondent Mohamed Konneh reports, his dismissal has come as a bit of surprise to the general public.

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The dismissal of the Energy Minister came a day after registration kicked off in Sierra Leone.

The registration will target over 3 million voters and the registration exercise will last for three months.
The 2012 voter registration will be done on biometric registration the first in the history of Sierra Leone.

Many people turned out to register on the first day, Monday.
The process has so far been smooth, without any major incident reported.

WADR’s Freetown correspondent says although the first day was very slow as people spend time in queues before they could be registered, the registrations went well.

But what do Sierra Leoneans think about the voter Registration process due to last for three months?

Muhammad Konneh has been gauging their views in Freetown.

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