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Young man graduates from Njala University despite losing both parents, Aspires for the position of councilor Ward 200 Constituency 60

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Young man graduates despite losing both parents, Aspires for the position of councilor Ward 200 Constituency 60

A young Sierra Leonean man identify as Idrissa Al-Sorie Kamara , has risen superbly to become among the newest graduate  From Njala University in Sierra Leone proudly sharing his academic achievement in a short post  on Facebook with a touching letter to his parents who past away when he was a little boy.

Idrissa Al-Sorie Kamara  has graduated with a Degree from Njala University in Sierra Leone. taking on his social media, Idrissa disclosed that he wished his parents were both alive to see him today and  wish he knew how their faces look like.

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In a letter to his late parents, he said.

“A LETTER TO MUM AND DAD
Dear mom, Dear dad,
Since 1998 the world has never been the same. I’m living fine even though we have been separated by death. I wish you were both alive to see me today and I really wish I knew what your faces look like.
Thanks God you gave me brothers and sisters. I’m doing a lot of impressive things. I’m now a graduate, I’m also aspiring for councilor Ward 200 Constituency 60.
I wish you could see me today, I’m using my pains to create love for others. God has been compassionate, your greatest moment for me could have been today.
I now have fans and they really care about me.
Love you mum, love you dad till we meet again and never to part AMEN…”

Sallu Kamuskay

Sallu Kamuskay is a Sierra Leonean activist, storyteller, and blogger. He was born in Sierra Leone but later relocated to Guinea as a refugee because of the war in his country. Sallu Kamuskay uses his phone to engage on social media, under the name ‘’Salone Messenger’. He Co-Founded the Salone Messenger platform after his experience of the war, Ebola, and injustices. According to him, silence was the root cause of war, and of many social injustices, we continue to face as a nation. In 2013, during the Ebola crisis, Sallu Kamuskay took the risk and volunteered to fight Ebola. He spent some months in both safe and unsafe places; helping the victims and telling their sad stories. The election in 2018, left a divided country with communities fighting on tribal lines. This inspired Sallu Kamuskay to serve as the coordinator of the United Sierra Leone peace concert, which was organized in 4 major parts of the country, targeting violent communities and troubled youth. Sallu Kamuskay led a group of entertainers, activists, and organizations across the country on a peace tour, a program supported by the European Union, United Sierra Leone, Africa Union, ECOWAS, and the Messeh Leone Trust. Sallu Kamuakay has also served as a staff writer for the Hidden Voices Magazine. Over the years, Sallu Kamuskay has been using his Techno phone to be able to tell stories, the phone he used to tell the story of Gbessay during Ebola who was admitted at one of the Ebola treatment centers after rumors that she had Ebola when the actual sickness was ulcer, she was almost abandoned at the treatment canter with no medication provided to her. She could have died. Sallu told the story via social media and was able to secure funding from the United Sierra Leone to buy her medication and advocated for her. She was later discharged and taken home, He did the same to a patient that died and was abandoned in the street, Sallu Kamuskay used his phone and shared the message across, the corps was later taken and buried. It could have been more disaster without his voice. The story of late America Stress 3-year-old daughter. The hero’s daughter was abandon after his father's death. He shared her sad story and was able to get a sister who has taken the child as her own and is currently providing her with educational support. The article of America Stress can be read on the link below http://ayvnewspaper.com/index.php/k2-categories/item/7350-america-stress-a-hero-to-recognize. Sallu Kamuskay feels the stories of Gbessay, America stress and that of many others need to be told. The media house we have cannot better tell these stories, they are better reporters than telling human interest stories. He created the Salone Messenger platform and brought together passionate storytellers to be able to tell these compelling stories.

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