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Court Orders Government of Sierra Leone to Pay Former Vice President Remuneration and Entitlements

The Ecowas Court on Monday, 27th November 2017 ordered the government of the Republic of Sierra Leone to pay former vice president Alhaji Samuel Sam Sumana, all renumeration and entitlement since the day of his sacking to date.

The Ecowas Court of Justice presided over by Justice Hameye Foune Mahalmadane and three other judges ruled that the removal of Samuel Sam-Sumana as vice president of the Republic of Sierra Leone by the President on the 17th of March 2015, violates Article 7 of the African Charter on Human and People's Right.