As part of his official tour to engage the CLSG countries on the sustainability of the interconnection project, the General Manager of TRANSCO CLSG, Mohammed M. Sherif paid a courtesy call on the Vice President of Sierra Leone, HE. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh at his State Avenue Towel Hill office in Freetown on Wednesday, July 27, 2022.
During the meeting, the General Manager briefed the Vice President on the progress as well as the challenges in the project implementation. He expressed his delight as Sierra Leone demonstrates her unwavering support thereby connecting to the CLSG grid to improve people’s access to stable and affordable electricity.
Currently, the commercial towns of Kenema and Bo and most recently the capital, Freetown are connected to the CLSG grid and are enjoying improved supply of electricity.
Mr. Sherif thanked the Government and people of Sierra Leone for their firm support to the CLSG project implementation. He also recognized the laudable efforts and supports provided by the Ministers and officials of government.
In response, Vice President Jalloh thanked the General Manager and his team for the level of work being done to deliver stable electricity to Sierra Leone. He reaffirmed his government’s full commitment to the CLSG interconnection project, that the Sierra Leonean Government is connecting more towns and villages to have access to this reliable and affordable electricity.
He also promised to work with all the stakeholders including the CLSG governments to ensure that the CLSG line is sustainable.