With family members present yesterday in Parliament in solemnity to hear MPs pay tributes to the memory of the late Hon. Cecil Osho Williams.
The first to pay tribute was the Majority leader in Parliament, Hon Edward M. Turay who spoke of his long time friend as a great loss to the country.
He recalled how the late Osho, he (Edward) and Hon Manley Spaine were reading law in England and how the late MP and Hon Manley Spaine would sneak out of campus to bet on horse racing which he said they never won.
The deputy majority leader, Hon S.B.B Dumbuya reminisced about when he graduated from Njala University in 1969 and he was teaching at Government Rokel unto when he became vice principal before proceeding to read law in England.
He described those periods as exemplary.
He described him as one that reaches out to every body and one that was relentless and possessed a great sense of caution that became a success story in politics.
He called on the family to have faith that it was God that gave them the late Osho and it is God that has taken him. Tributes were also paid by Hon Eric Jumu of SLPP, Hon Claude Kamanda of APC and Hon Shiaka Sama of PMDC.
The brother of the late MP, Hon Bliss Osho Williams expressed gratitude to his colleagues for sympathizing with the family and described his late brother as a man of many parts.
Parliament also approved seven Presidential nominees to serve as Board members in various State Institutions.
The approved nominees are: Professor Ogunlade Roberts Davidson, chairman Environmental Protection Agency, Mohamed John Kamara,, member, Standards Council, Alhaji Jibril F. Koroma Board member Sierra Leone Housing Corporation, Professor P.R. Yormah, member Environmental Protection Agency, Bishop Tamba A.Koroma, member Environmental Protection Agency, Sahid Rahman Koroma, member National Insurance Company and Mohamed Santigie Kanu, member, Sierra Leone Ports Authority.