The General Manager of TRANSCO CLSG, Mohammed M. Sherif on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, paid a courtesy call on the new Minister of Finance of Sierra Leone, Hon. Sheku Ahmed Fantamadi Bangura in Freetown. During their interaction, Mr. Sherif congratulated the Minister for his preferment and briefed him on the status of the CLSG project implementation. The meeting was very productive as the new Finance Minister assured the visiting TRANSCO CLSG General Manager of his government’s strong support for the project.
Mr. Sherif hailed the government and the people of Sierra Leone for their relentless support to the CLSG project. He assured Minister Bangura of TRANSCO’s preparedness to guarantee people’s access to reliable and affordable electricity through the CLSG line.
In response, the new Minister of Finance, who brings 30 years of experience on economic and development management issues at national, regional, and international institutional levels, praised the Management of TRANSCO CLSG for a brilliant job at delivering the CLSG project which is now providing electricity relief to his country. Minister Bangura said he was impressed by what TRANSCO CLSG has achieved already and promised to work with Mr. Sherif and his team to ensure the sustainability of the project.
Minister Bangura expressed the government’s unwavering support for the CLSG project, adding that the position of President Julius Maada Bio’s government towards the CLSG project has not changed. He assured TRANSCO CLSG that everything would be done to ensure the sustainability of the project.
The young Minister, who assumes the driving seat of the Government’s financial and economic strategy promised to work with the TRANSCO CLSG management to make sure Sierra Leone enjoys unimpeded flow of electricity through the CLSG grid.
The TRANSCO CLSG General Manager also held fruitful discussions with the Minister of Energy of Sierra Leone, Alhaji Kanja Sesay, and the Director General of EDSA, Hon. Abu Kamara.