Minister of Information and Civic Education, Chernor Bah has urged citizens to go about their normal businesses tomorrow, Wednesday 17th January 2024. He said the security sector is on the alert and will ensure that ordinary citizens are protected and peaceful citizens go about their normal business.
Meanwhile, there is a huge security presence with checkpoints around the capital, Freetown, following reports on social media of a planned protest tomorrow and Thursday by some military officers. The Ministry of Defense and the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces have however refuted the social media reports which they described as a deliberate act to misinform and instill fear in the minds of citizens.
This is a developing story and we will keep you updated as more information becomes available.