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Haja Afsatu Kabba

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Nationality  Sierra Leonean
Party  All People's Congress
Role  Politician

Name  Haja Kabba
Religion  Islam
Residence  Freetown, Sierra Leone
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Full Name  Afsatu Olayinka Ebishola Savage
Born  July 2, 1953 (age 62) Freetown, Sierra Leone (1953-07-02)
Political party  All People's Congress (APC)

Haja Afsatu Olayinka Ebishola Savage Kabba is a Sierra Leonean politician and former Sierra Leone minister of Energy and Power. She served as a member of Parliament of Sierra Leone from the Western Area Urban District from 2002 to 2007.

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Early life

Haja Afsatu Olayinka Ebishola Savage was born and raised in Freetown, Sierra Leone to Muslim parents from the Oku community. She completed her primary and secondary education in Freetown. She adopted her husband last name Kabba.

Political career

On 14 May, 2002 Sierra Leone general election, Haja Afsatu Kabba ran for seat in parliament as candidate of the then opposition All People's Congress (APC) from the Western Area Urban District. She won one of four seats in parliament reserve for the Western Area Urban, but her party's presidential candidate Ernest Bai Koroma won only 19.4% of the vote in the presidential election compared to the incumbent President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah of the Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) 70%. On October 16, 2007, newly elected Sierra Leone's president Ernest Bai Koroma named Haja Afsatu Kabba as the country's minister of energy and power.

References

Haja Afsatu Kabba Wikipedia


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