Colonel Sahr Sinah, Commanding Officer of the 3rd Infantry Brigade in Kenema has spoken about the lack of a medical doctor to serve the Force based in Kenema.
He made this known when the Parliamentary Oversight Committee of Defence paid a working visit to the Infantry Brigade in Kenema, as he briefed them on the activities in his area of operation. Colonel Sinah also informed the delegation about the general security in the east, which he said was calm, except for the continuous occupation of Yenga at Koindu in the Kailahun District by Guinean troops. He however expressed optimism that it would soon be over through a diplomatic solution.
Explaining the motive of their visit, Rtd. Captain Abdul Rahman Kamara disclosed that they intend to find out the constraints faced by the personnel under the Brigade and also to be acquainted with the security situation in the region as a whole.
Rtd. Captain Abdul Rahman Kamara told the Commanding Officer that he was impressed with the activities of the military in the region and promised to address the constraints of the Brigade with the Defense Ministry as soon as possible so that they would continue to do their work in a peaceful atmosphere.
The team then examined the facilities available at the Brigade, while the Resident Minister East William Juana Smith informed them about the existing cordial relationship between the civil populace and the military in the region.