The ongoing corruption case between former Presidential candidate, Samura Kamara and the state that was slated for today has been postponed to Monday 21 February 2022 due to the Armed Forces Day holiday.

Samura Kamara and five others are before the court on 48 count indictments ranging from misappropriation of public funds, conspiracy to commit a corruption offence, abuse of office and other corruption related offences.

Dr. Samura Kamara – the opposition APC presidential candidate in 2018, who is also a former Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation is alleged to have on a date unknown between the 1st day of January 2016 and the 30th day of April 2016, deceived the Government of Sierra Leone b giving to the Cabinet a Cabinet Paper document that he knew contained a misleading statement – that: “The Companies undertaking the renovation or constructions are reliable and were subjected to a rigorous vetting process.”

On 14 December 2021, High Court Judge, Honourable Justice Adrian Fisher presiding over cases at the Anti-Corruption Division of the High Court in Freetown, admitted Dr. Samura Matthew Wilson Kamara and three others to bail in the sum of Two Billion Leones and two sureties each.