The Sports Ambassador of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Charlie Bio Jr, and the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Lahai Lawrence Leema, held a consultative meeting with a cross section of the Docorty Veterans Development Organization, the Docorty Land Owners Representative, Tim Thorpe, the LUC of Lumley Police Division and the Head of Operations Congo Cross Police Division, ASP Turay.
The Meeting was held at the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs office in Freetown.
The Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Lahai Lawrence Leema, who chaired the meeting pleaded with the Land Owners representative to donate the little portion of Land to the community citing that that is the only way sanity will be restored in the community.
The Sports Ambassador, Charlie Bio Jr, in his statement also thanked the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs for his timely intervention stating that the incident was brought to his attention through a social media write up by a journalist working for Kalleone Radio.
He concluded by commending Tim Thorpe, the Land Owners representative for his kind understanding in resolving the incident.
Speaking on behalf of the Docorty Veterans Development Organization Dauda Jalloh, lamented about the malicious damage by the land caretaker, Karim, who he said had destroyed their goalposts several times and thanked the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Lahai Lawrence Leema, the Sports Ambassador, Charlie Bio Jr, the LUC of Lumley Police Division, the Head of Operations Congo Cross Police Division, and members of the Fourth Estate for coming to their aid in this difficult time in their community.
Lahai Lawrence Leema and Ambassador Charlie Bio Jr asked the police representative to prepare a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) before the weekend and submit a copy each to the Minister Of Sports, The Ministry Of Internal Affairs, The Office Of The Sports Ambassador, The National Sports Authority, The Community Land Owners Organization and the Docorty Veterans Development Organization for proper action.