For giving testimony of how she transformed from living in a single room to becoming a luxurious house owner at the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCoAN), the Chief of Protocol for the President of Sierra Leone, Edna Kargbo has been sacked.
Sierra Leone President, Julius Bio ordered her removal when she returned to the country from her trip to Nigeria.
Thegazellenews.com gathered that Edna had come to SCOAN owned by charismatic but controversial preacher, Pastor Temitope Joshua brandishing her letter of appointment and photographs of her luxurious apartment.
Giving her testimony openly in a programme aired by Emmanuel TV owned by SCOAN, Edna said, “I thank God that I’ve been appointed the Chief of Protocol for the President of Sierra Leone and Ambassador at Large. I also thank God that I’ve moved from living in a single room to owning a luxurious apartment”.
On her return to Freetown, thegazellenews.comlearnt that Edna was presented with a letter relieving her of her duties.
The letter was emphatic in giving reason for the action. It stated, “the official has been relieved of her duties following a testimony she gave at a Nigerian church”.
Apart from being sacked, Edna would also face the country’s anti-corruption agency which has commenced probe into her activities and assets.
The Sierra Leone Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) said they have commenced probe of Edna through investigation into her assets declaration forms.
In Sierra Leone, public officials are expected to declare their assets three months into office and three months after leaving office.