In building working relationship during his sensitization drive, the Ombudsman of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Tejan Ahmed Israel Jah, Esq. has on Thursday 1st February 2024, met with the Chairman and Management Staff of the Political Parties Regulatory Commission (PPRC) at their Office at Tower Hill.

Speaking with Senior Management of the PPRC, the Ombudsman thanked the Team for the work theyhave been doing over the years and encouraged them to maintain the balance. He said that the mandate of the Ombudsman stems from the 1991 Constitution of Sierra Leone and the Ombudsman Act No. 2 of 1997.

He noted that the mandate is to investigate any act of a prescribed authority in respect of which a complaint is made to him by any person, who claims to have suffered injustice as a result of Maladministration. He noted that hardship, detriment or grievance occasioned by inequitable treatment whether legally or otherwise are referred to as injustice whilst, maladministration includes, bias, unfair discrimination, harshness or general high-handedness, using powers for wrong purpose, ect.



Responding the Executive Secretary PPRC, Olushogo David, thanked the Ombudsman and Team for the visit. He said that since the creation of the PPRC this is the first Ombudsman that has visited the Office. He stated that the PPRC is a family and that the staff are treated fairly and without bias. He pledged the Commission’s continued relationship with the Ombudsman’s Office.

The Chairman, PPRC, Abdulai Masiyanday Bangura, Esq. expressed thanks and appreciation to the Ombudsman for enlightening the senior management of the Commission of his mandate. He noted that the Ombudsman would not receive any complaint of unfair treatment of staff from the PPRC as they go by the dictates of the Civil Service code of conduct when dealing with staff issues.
Communications Dept.

Office of the Ombudsman