News teaching our desk has confirmed that the Sierra Leone Parliament has sacked 137 staff in all its 15 Departments.

Weblog232 said the Director-General of Parliament confirmed that the 137 staff were redundant due to what she described as over staffing.

This latest development surfaced days after the country’s Chief Minister, David Sengeh ordered the querying of over 150 public servants in several government ministries.

Sengeh’s directive came after a visit to the MDAs revealed that the said staff were absent, late or return home early before the stipulated time.

Sierra Leone’s public and civil service have faced criticism from both the local population and foreigners.