At the laying out ceremony yesterday of the late S.A.T. Koroma at the party headquarters in Freetown, the All People’s Congress sent a message with the deceased to their forefathers that they were back in power.
Whilst giving his tributes to the late man, the chairman of APC and president of Sierra Leone Dr Ernest Bai Koroma told the late man to “tell the party’s forefathers that the APC is back to power and we have come to change the country for the better and with the alliance with the PMDC, the country will be a different place in the next 10-20 years.”
The president referred to the late S.A.T as “a great political pillar who sacrificed to see the party back to power”.
Mr Victor Bockarie Foh, the APC‘s secretary general, recognized the hard work of the deceased referring to him as “a fearless man who despite the party in distress he stood his ground to rejuvenate it”.
Mr Foh also sent this message: “tell your brothers as you are leaving us, S.I.Koroma, C.A.Kamara Taylor, Kallay, J.S.Momoh, Siaka Stevens, Haja Dainkeh to protect us as we have come back to power. Tell them that we are back and we have come to change this country for good.”
Alhaji Sorsor Ibrahim Conteh, who is the last survivor of the 19 founding founders of the APC, reminisced their political struggles to see back the party to power.
Tribute was made on behalf of the family by Alhaji Y.D Sesay.
The late Alhaji S.A.T.Koroma was born in 1922 in Port Loko. He attended the Bo Government School acquiring the admission number 482. He was given a civic funeral.