32 Year old Salima Monorma Bah has become the youngest appointed minister in the Government of Sierra Leone by President Julius Maada Bio.
She may be heading the Ministry of Communications, Technology and Innovation in the second five year mandate of President Bio. She also doubles to be the first ever minister of Communication, Technology and Innovation in the country being a new sector in the governance system of Sierra Leone.
Bah, in reaction to her appointment, expressed deep humility and honour in accepting the opportunity from the President in serving the people of Sierra Leone. She recognised President Bio’s faith in her ability to contribute to the development of Sierra Leone through her leadership in the field of communication, technology, and innovation.
The new minister at fostering an environment conducive to technological advancements and digital inclusion, creating opportunities for progress and growth across various sectors.
Some of the local population have anticipated that, under her leadership, the country will witness tangible progress in digital infrastructure, e-governance, and the widespread adoption of technology-driven solutions as being an expert in that area.