The ECOWAS court orders sacked Vice president Samuel Sam-Sumana be paid all his outstanding salary and compensation since his dismissal in 2015 by President Ernest Bai Koroma
Sierra Leoneans from home and abroad sing songs of praises for the ruling of the ECOWAS court as they say judgment has finally come as the ECOWAS court in Nigeria has few hours ago declared as illegal the sacking of Sierra Leone’s Vice President, Samuel Sam-Sumana. Samuel Sam Sumana who has been vice president since 2007 was sacked by the president on the basis of him been removed from the ruling APC party which eventually nullified him from the position of vice presidency according to the country’s judiciary. This Sam Sumana case which many sierra leoneas see as a deliberate attempt to remove Samuel Sam-Sumana as vice President so that he would not succeed as running mate and eventually Presidential candidate for the all people’s congress. Sierra Leoneans from home and abroad are hoping to see that the president and the government comply to the ruling of the ECOWAS court.