As the clock ticks closer to the 2012 presidential elections, Sierra Leoneans from all works of life and different parts of the country have expressed optimum satisfaction with the human rights records of the APC government of President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma since it was elected in democratic elections in 2007 which were widely acclaimed as conforming to international best practices, a civil society activist working on human right issues across the county told We Yone over the weekend in a telephone interview.
Weyone Press New Flash
About two years ago, I wrote an article on what was happening at the Sierra Leone Maritime Administration from the viewpoint of inadequacies in the administrative setup of the institution to corrupt practices that were taking place there then. There was lack of coordination, there was no proper governance and administrative mechanisms in place and as such the institution was not performing as was expected. I did state in one of my few articles on SLMA that over two years back that “… if there had been any serious coordination of functions within the SLMA or if functions were delegated to other staff within the Administration, there would have been effective and sober monitoring of all the coastal areas…” (Source: http://www.sierraexpressmedia.com/archives/1919)
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