Sierra Leone: President Bio confers citizenship on 22 African American citizens

Published: 5/Jan/2021
Source: Sierra Leone Telegraph

By Abdul Rashid Thomas

President Dr Julius Maada Bio has today granted Sierra Leonean citizenship to 22 African Americans who traced their origin to Sierra Leone through DNA results, most of them with roots to Bo and Tonkolili districts.

Handing over Sierra Leone’s passports to the newly pronounced citizens of Sierra Leone, the President welcomed them home, noting that their coming was not just for sightseeing or experiencing another culture for culture’s sake, but that they are also about to fulfil their curiosity and satisfy some long-held dream of making a spiritual pilgrimage to Sierra Leone.

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Themes: Naturalisation et le mariage
Regions: Sierra Leone
Year: 2021