In a move that underscores the government’s dedication to promoting inclusivity and digital advancement, President Julius Maada Bio has appointed Salima Mormorna Bah as the new Minister of Communication, Technology, and Innovation.
The appointment of Bah, a woman and a young leader, reflects the administration’s commitment to increasing representation in governance and driving the country’s digital transformation agenda.
Expressing her gratitude for the appointment, Minister Salima Mormorna Bah conveyed her deep humility and honor in being entrusted with this crucial role. She recognized President Bio’s faith in her ability to contribute to the development of Sierra Leone through her leadership in the field of communication, technology, and innovation.
Bah’s appointment signifies a significant milestone in Sierra Leone’s efforts to empower women and young people in positions of authority and decision-making. It highlights the government’s recognition of the valuable contributions that diverse perspectives can bring to national governance and development.
Embracing the challenges ahead, Minister Bah expressed her enthusiasm for driving the President’s digital transformation agenda. She emphasized the need for innovative solutions that can enhance the lives of all Sierra Leoneans. With her appointment, Minister Bah aims to foster an environment conducive to technological advancements and digital inclusion, creating opportunities for progress and growth across various sectors.
Recognizing that national development requires collective efforts, Minister Bah called on all Sierra Leoneans to unite and actively contribute to the country’s advancement. Citing the popular quote, “We are the change we’ve been waiting for,” she urged citizens to embrace their individual and collective responsibilities in building a prosperous future for Sierra Leone.
As Minister of Communication, Technology, and Innovation, Salima Mormorna Bah holds a pivotal role in shaping the country’s digital landscape and spearheading initiatives that harness the transformative power of technology. Her appointment not only marks a significant step forward in promoting inclusivity but also signifies the government’s commitment to embracing the opportunities presented by the digital era.
Sierra Leone anticipates that under Minister Bah’s leadership, the country will witness tangible progress in digital infrastructure, e-governance, and the widespread adoption of technology-driven solutions. With her vision and determination, Minister Bah is poised to play a pivotal role in propelling Sierra Leone’s digital transformation, bringing positive change to the lives of its citizens, and positioning the country as a leader in the digital age.