IMC Chair Excels


The Chairman of the Independent Media Commission (IMC), George S. Khoryama, was among the “Top 100 Most Influential/Outstanding Sierra Leoneans” awarded by the Sierra Ovation Awards 2018/2019 at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Aberdeen in Freetown on Saturday night March 2, 2019.

In an official award letter addressed to Mr. Khoryama by the Sierra Ovation Awards 2018/2019, he was informed about his selection as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential/Outstanding Sierra Leoneans in 2018/2019, and also as a recipient of this year’s Sierra Ovation Award.

The letter intimated the Chairman that the “Top 100 Most influential/Outstanding Sierra Leoneans” is an annual exhilarating list also known as “The Ovation 100” or “Who is Who in Sierra Leone. “It is an annual listing and distinguished recognition of the top 100 most influential Sierra Leoneans from the huge pool of eligible “top-listers” the country has to offer.  The Top 100 honourees are from diverse backgrounds including public service, entertainment, politics, media, business, sports, civil society, academia, religion and the professions from across the country and the Diaspora”.

The Sierra Ovation Awards was established in 2015 by the Sierra Ovation Magazine in New York City, USA to recognize these influential, outstanding and trend-setting men and women who are dedicated to excellence and contributing to the political, social and economic development of Sierra Leone. Every year, the finalists and honorees celebrate their achievements with their families and friends, colleagues, and the public at a prestigious awards ceremony and banquet dinner organized in their honour.

In his acceptance remark, Mr. Khoryama dedicated the Award to the glory of God, His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio, Commissioners and staff of the IMC and to his wife, Elizabeth Wuiyatta Khoryama who has had great influence on his life. He thanked the Sierra Ovation Award 2018/2019 for his selection for such great honour.