The Paramount Chief of Nongowa Chiefdom Kenema District PC Alhaji Amara Bonya Vangahun last Saturday delivered a ruling on a matter between Section Chief of Samai Town Chief Solomon Samai and some members of his community which has been going on for months.
Delivering his final ruling at his Jabbie Street Court Barray PC Vangahun found the Samai Town Chief guilty of the use of abusive languages against men and women and fighting in his community and defying orders of the Paramount Chief of Nongowa Chiefdom among others.
The verdict was reached after the final complaint against Chief Solomon Samai was handed over to the Paramount Chief of the Chiefdom who in turn summoned stakeholders of the Chiefdom to a consultative meeting where a final verdict against the accused Chief was reached after lengthy proceedings.
In his reaction the accused Chief Solomon Samai pleaded guilty and committed himself to the laws of the land by handing over the sum of fifteen thousand Leones (Le15.000) to the Paramount Chief to manifest his commitment and vowed not to repeat such behavior. He also apologized to the community people and asked for forgiveness. Most residents of Samai Town called for his suspension and removal from office. It is not yet clear whether the Nongowa Chief Administration intends to take tougher action against Chief Solomon Samai of Samai Town.
By Saffa Moriba