Twice elected popular female Local Councillor of the Freetown City Council, Abioseh Agnes Wilson has been honored and recognized by the City of Philadelphia in the United States of America because of her Worthy Services to Freetown.

In citation signed by Darrell L. Clarke, the President of the City Council of Philadelphia, and endorsed by Mayor Jim Kenney, the Mayor of Philadelphia City through the Mayor’s Commission for African, Caribbean Immigrant Affairs, Madam Abiosch Wilson was granted a colorful celebration in the evening of Tuesday 13th December 2022.

The ceremony was held at the beautiful and imposing City Hall of Philadelphia. The lengthy Citation was read out in turns by senior officials of the City.

According to one of Philadelphia Statesmen Honourable Stanley Straughter, the City of Philadelphia was formally informed about the work of Councillor Abiosch Agnes Wilson by famous Sierra Leone female politician Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden.

Hon. Stanley Straughter said, based on the strong and abiding respect that the officials of the Philadelphia Mayor’s Commission have for Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden, her recommendation of Councillor Abiosch Wilson received great and diligent attention which resulted in the decision to honor and recognize eminent Madam Abiosch Wilson.

The following are the words of the printed citation document as handed over to Councillor Abioseh Agnes Wilson in a specially designed, gold-embossed velvet covering.

Honoring and Recognizing Councillor Abioseh Agnes Wilson

The Council of the City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Mayo Commission on African Caribbean Immigrant Affairs are pleased and proud to honor and recognize Councillor Agnes Abioseh Wilson and congratulate her on her election to the City Council of Freetown Sierra Leone.
WHEREAS Twice-elected Councillor Agnes Abioseh Wilson who represents Brookfields Ward 433 in Freetown’s Constituency 126 is popularly known as Mama Nee as a mark of her motherly”.