One of the leading presidential aspirants of the All People’s Congress (APC), Dr. Samura Kamara has on Thursday, 14th July 2022 joined Hon. Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella, family members and other mourners at the St. Paul’s parish church Regent to pay last respect to the late Mrs Philomina Yumkella.

According to statement from Samura Kamara Communications Bureau, the move is in a bid to show his empathy to follow opposition politician, Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella for the lost of his wife.

“Mrs. Philomina Yumkella was a compassionate and supportive housewife who was loved by not only his husband but many as she was a respectful, supportive , intelligent and down-to-earth personality,” the statement reads.

“She has gone but her memory will for ever remain in the hearts of every Sierra Leoneans as she was a true definition of a woman with substance.”

On June 26 2022, Philomena Yumkella, passed away in Vienna, Austria, where she’s been in care for a very serious health condition.