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Press Release: RSLAF pays Le40 million to Local Councils

July 8, 2015 

Freetown, July 6, 2015 – The Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) has commenced the payments of the 2015 local tax for its serving personnel to the various local councils in the country.

On Friday, 3rd July 2015, the Commanding Officer of Armed Forces Personnel Centre (AFPC), Wing Commander Michael Kamara paid the sum of Le18, 085, 000 to the Freetown City Council in respect of the soldiers deployed in the Western Area Urban district.

In addition the total sum of Le20, 950, 000 has been disbursed to the various RSLAF Brigades and battalions nationwide for onward payments to the other local councils. The payments are allocated as follows: Western Area Rural district, Le3, 950, 000; Makeni city and Bombali district councils, Le2, 540, 000; Port Loko district council, Le2, 795, 000; Kambia district council, Le1, 705, 000; Koinadugu district council, Le1, 730, 000; Pujehun district council, Le1, 815, 000; Kenema city and district councils, Le1, 770, 000; Kailahun district council, Le1, 750, 000; Kono city and district councils, Le1, 855, 000; Moyamba district council, Le515, 000; and Bo district council, Le555, 000.

For more information about the Ministry of Defence and RSLAF, you can visit our website at www.mod.gov.sl. And for any media queries, please contact the Director of Defence Public Relations and Information, Colonel Usman Turay on 076 607 421 or the undersigned:

Captain Yayah Brima

Cell: 078 452 876

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