Sierra Leone Cabinet reshuffle 'demotes' President's teacher

Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio

Julius Maada Bio prepares to take the oath of office as the new President of Sierra Leone on April 4, 2018, in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Photo credit: Saidu Bah | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The post of chief minister was specifically created to fit Prof David Francis’ influential position, replacing that of the presidential chief of staff.

Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio on Friday announced a minor Cabinet reshuffle which has seen him effectively demote one of the most powerful people in his administration.

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