On Wednesday 15th November 2017, the Ombudsman, Melron Nicol-Wilson, continued with his Meet-the-People-Tour and Intake Clinic, by paying courtesy calls on heads of government institutions and traditional authorities in Pujehun District.

At 9:00 am, the Ombudsman visited the Local Unit Commander of the Pujehun Police Division, CSP Frank Alpha, and held sensitisation meeting with the police officers, on duty.

At 10:00 am, the Ombudsman met with the District Officer, Pujehun District, Mr. Andrew Kaipumoh, and the Office of National Security District Coordinator - Pujehun, Mr. Duraman Kargbo, and discussed his mandate with them.

At 10:30 am, the Ombudsman paid homage to        Paramount Chief Samuel Ansumana Saffa Gbonda, who is the Chairman of the Council of Paramount Chiefs. Chief Gbonda was very appreciative of the visit and prayed for the Ombudsman to succeed in his endeavours.

At 11:00 am, the Ombudsman met with the Pujehun District Health Management Team, which comprises of the District Medical Officer - Dr. David Bornie, the District Health Sister, the Medical Superintendent, Dr. Amara Stevens Ngagbai and other heads of the various units within the health department.

Later in the afternoon, the Ombudsman met with the Chairman and the Chief Administrator of the        Pujehun District Council, Sadiq Sillah and Edward Alpha, and held lengthy discussions with them on his mandate.

 At 3:00 pm, the Ombudsman visited the Correctional Centre in Pujehun. From the Correctional Centre, the Ombudsman visited the Pujehun Army Battalion and sensitised the officers and men there about his mandate. The soldiers were very happy to meet with the Ombudsman.  They raised several concerns which they wanted the Ombudsman to take up. The Ombudsman promised to take up the concerns of the soldiers with their authorities in Freetown.