Ernest To Face COI


The Biobele Georgewill Commission of Inquiry (COI) has, past Tuesday, 11th June, 2019 invited former President Ernest Bai Koroma to make himself available at the Commission’s hearing on Thursday, 13th June 2019.

A letter of invitation, reference ‘Notice of Hearing’ sent for the former President and signed by the  Secretary to the Commission, states: “Take notice that Justice Biobele Georgewill Commission of Inquiry (COI) will on Thursday, 13th June 2019, 9:00am be receiving  testimonies from witness (es) whose testimonies are likely to touch and concern your conduct as a person of interest on issues pertaining to your activities and deliberation relative to the Petroleum Directorate for the period November 2017 to April 2018.”

It is not yet known whether or not the former President would avail himself at the Commission or be represented by his legal counsel. However, reliable sources have intimated this press that he is going to be represented by a battery of credible lawyers.