The Director General of the Sierra Leone Correctional Service- Mr. Jospeh Lamboi has encouraged inmates not to give up in life on account of their imprisonment.
This inspiring speech was made on Thursday 6th February, 2020, while observing the “Black History Month Celebration” at the SLCS’ conference hall, former Special Courts Complex, Freetown.
The day was observed together with the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the U.S Embassy, some male and female inmates in Freetown. A documentary on black struggle, particularly in the U.S.A was played.
The Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs- Mr. Lahai Lawrence Leema, while addressing a question posed by an inmate, said a lot of prominent people in society today and in history were once imprisoned. He said they used their period of imprisonment as moments of transformation.
By Chief Officer Leslie Cole- Showers (National PRO, SLCS)