Following the celebration of Eid Ul Fitr, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, the former Mayor of Freetown City Council, donated to the Muslim community in Freetown.

In her message, she extended warm greetings to all Muslims and reaffirmed her annual tradition of donating to various mosques in Freetown.

Aki-Sawyerr, accompanied by her running mate Kweku Lisk Esq, began the donation with a contribution of rice and oil to Imam Alhaji Cherno Jalloh and members of the mosque executive at Ilmo Zikre Mosque in Hill Station.

The final donation was made in Allen Town, facilitated by the President of the United Council of Imams, Alhaji Dr Muhammad Habib Sherrif. Other mosque donations were distributed through constituency chairmen and community stakeholders.

The former mayor expressed gratitude for the diversity and camaraderie shared among the people of Freetown and emphasized her commitment to strengthening these bonds with future celebrations such as the Inter-Faith Thanksgiving Service during the Freetown At 230 Years Anniversary Celebrations.

Read her statement below:

“Eid Mubarak to all Muslim Freetonians celebrating Eid Ul Fitr today! Yesterday I was pleased to have my running mate Kweku Lisk Esq join me as I continued my annual tradition of making donations to various Freetown mosques ahead of Eid Ul Fitr. We started the donations of rice and oil to Imam Alhaji Cherno Jalloh and members of the mosque executive at Ilmo Zikre Mosque in Hill Station. Our final donation was made in Allen Town through the President of the United Council of Imams, Alhaji Dr Muhammad Habib Sherrif. Other mosque donations were distributed on our behalf through our constituency chairmen and community stakeholders.ย 

I am grateful for the brotherhood and sisterhood in diversity that we share and have always shared in Freetown; we are blessed.ย 

I look forward to continuing to foster and strengthen those bonds with more celebrations like the Inter-Faith Thanksgiving Service held during our Freetown At 230 Years Anniversary Celebrations”.