As Judges Join Solidarity, Parliament Approves Supreme Court Judge

Judiciary of Sierra Leone Communications, House of Parliament, 8th February, 2024: The House of Parliament has unanimously approved the newly appointed Justice of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Hon. Abdulai Masiyambay Bangurah.

His Lordship designate, on the 6th February, 2024 appeared before the Committee on Appointments and Public Service for interview, marking the Fourteenth sitting of the First Session of the Sixth Parliament of the Second Republic of Sierra Leone.

Led by the Acting Chief Justice, The Hon Mr Justice N C Browne-Marke, Judges of the Superior Courts of Judicature were there to witness the confirmation of the appointment of Mr. Abdulai Bangura as a Justice of the Supreme Court.

The former Chairman of the Political Parties Regulation Commission (PPRC), was appointed by His Excellency President Retired Brigadier Dr. Julius Maada Bio, on the 26th January, 2024 pursuant to Section 135 (2) of 1991 Constitution of Sierra Leone.

Hon. Abdulai Masiyambay Bangurah was called to the Utter Bar of Sierra Leone in October 1996 and had a brief sojourn in the law Officers Department. He later moved to Kenema in 1997 and established private practice there, under the titulage of S.U.Navo Jr, of blessed memories.

In April 2018, he was appointed Deputy Minister of Justice by His Excellency Retired Brigadier Dr Julius Maada Bio. He was later moved to the PPRC as Chairman, on the 6th of June 2019, where he has been since, till his elevation to the Supreme Court.

In his presentation in the Well of Parliament, the Leader of the main opposition All Peoples Congress Party (APC), Hon. Abdul Kargbo commended him, for inter alia helping to bring them together prior to their convention in Makeni City. They lauded his sense of justice, fairness and neutrality in the execution of his duties at the PPRC.

Like Hon. Abdul Kargbo, Hon. Aaron Bangura encouraged him to exhibit those good virtues in the Supreme Court.

Magistrates and members of the Sierra Leone Bar Association also graced the occasion.

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