During a formal ceremony held on Monday, October 9th, the Vice President of Sierra Leone, Dr. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh, introduced the recently completed Warrant Officers and Sergeants Mess at Wilberforce Barracks in Freetown.

This event signifies a major achievement in the ongoing initiatives aimed at improving the living and working conditions of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF).

In his address, Vice President Jalloh underscored the significance of this development as a reflection of President Bio’s steadfast commitment to the transformation of the RSLAF.

Since taking office in 2018, the administration has consistently focused on enhancing the well-being of military personnel, with notable initiatives, including a substantial 75% salary increase over a three-year period and strategic investments to bolster the operational capabilities of the RSLAF.

Furthermore, Vice President Jalloh disclosed the government’s forthcoming support for the construction of road networks within the Juba, Murray Town, and Wilberforce barracks, a move that will further improve the infrastructure and accessibility of these military installations.

In a display of appreciation, the leadership of the RSLAF seized the opportunity to convey their gratitude to President Julius Maada Bio for his unwavering support over the years. They reiterated their steadfast commitment to safeguarding the nation’s peace and security.

In conclusion Vice President Jalloh testified that, the inauguration of the Warrant Officers and Sergeants Mess not only signifies an upgrade in the physical infrastructure of the RSLAF but also serves as a testament to the government’s dedication to fortifying the armed forces and ensuring the well-being of its personnel.