In a formal announcement, the University of Sierra Leone has declared the appointment of Professor Aiah Lebbie as Acting Vice Chancellor and Principal. The appointment, as conveyed in a letter from the Ministry of Technical and Higher Education dated February 22, 2024, signals a new era of leadership for the esteemed institution.

The appointment letter, addressed to the university community, reads, β€œI write to inform you that Professor Aiah Lebbie has been appointed Acting Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Sierra Leone, through a letter from the Ministry of Technical and Higher Education dated February 20, 2024. We are therefore kindly requesting that you receive him as an officer of the University and assist him with whatever help he may require. We congratulate Professor Lebbie on his appointment and wish him a successful tenure as the head of the University.”

With this official endorsement, Professor Aiah Lebbie assumes responsibility for guiding the University of Sierra Leone through its academic endeavors and institutional affairs. His appointment has been met with anticipation and optimism from the university community, who look forward to his leadership in navigating the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Professor Lebbie’s extensive experience and dedication to academic excellence position him well to uphold the university’s commitment to fostering a culture of learning, research, and community engagement. As Acting Vice Chancellor, he is poised to advance the university’s mission and elevate its standing in the national and international academic landscape.