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Victor Bockarie Foh

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President  Ernest Bai Koroma
Children  4
Residence  Freetown, Sierra Leone
Spouse(s)  Jonta Mumie Foh
Education  Fourah Bay College

Nationality  Sierra Leonean
Role  Politician
Preceded by  Samuel Sam-Sumana
Name  Victor Foh
Victor Bockarie Foh President Ernest Bai Koroma appoints Victor Bockarie Foh
Preceded by  Abu-Bakarr Multi-Kamara
Born  June 12, 1946 (age 69) Jimmi, Bagbo Chiefdom, Bo District, Sierra Leone (1946-06-12)

Succeeded by  Osman Foday Yansaneh

Victor Bockarie Foh (born June 12, 1946) is a Sierra Leonean politician and the current Vice President of Sierra Leone, in office since March 19, 2015. Foh replaced Samuel Sam-Sumana as Vice President, after Sam-Sumana was sacked by President Ernest Bai Koroma.

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An experienced career politician, Victor Foh has been a loyal member of the All People's Congress political party since 1970. He is a member of the APC Advisory Council, which is made up of the most senior members of the APC party. From 1970 to 1982, Victor Foh served as District Officer in Bonthe, Koinadugu, Bo, Kambia, Kenema and Kono District. Victor Foh has held government positions under all three APC presidents: Siaka Stevens, Joseph Saidu Momoh, and Ernest Bai Koroma. In 1980, Victor Foh was awarded the National Honour of Member of the Order of the Rokel (M.R) award by President Siaka Stevens.

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Foh was one of the founding members of the 1995 All People's Congress (APC) Constitution, and he served as the first Assistant National Secretary General of the APC under the 1995 party constitution. Victor Foh was the APC's vice presidential candidate, alongside APC presidential candidate Edward Turay, in the 1996 presidential election, in which the APC received only 5.4% of the votes. In 1996 Foh was elected to a seat in Parliament. From 2002 to 2012, Foh served as Secretary General of the APC. In 2012, Foh became Sierra Leone's Ambassador to China, a position he held until he was appointed as Vice President in March 2015.

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Foh is a 1969 graduate of Fourah Bay College with a B.A in Economics. Foh is an ethnic Mende and a native of Bo District in Southern Sierra Leone. Victor Foh is married to Jonta Mumie Foh, and the couple have four adult children.

Victor Bockarie Foh Victor Foh first hundred days as Sierra Leones vice president

Early life and education

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Victor Bockarie Foh was born on June 12, 1946 in the village of Jimmi, Bagbo Chiefdom, Bo District in the Southern Province of Sierra Leone. Foh was born to parents of the Mende ethnic group. Foh was born to Christian parents in Bo District, and a Christian himself. Foh attended the Jimmi Bagbo primary school in Jimmi, Bo District. He attended the Bo Government secondary school (commonly known as Bo School) in Bo. Foh graduated from Fourah Bay College in 1969 with a B.A. in economics. From 1969 to 1970, Foh thought economist and government study at the Ahmadiyya Islamic Secondary School in Freetown.

Political career

An experienced career politician, Victor Foh has been a loyal member of the All People's Congress political party since 1970. From 1970 to 1982, Victor Foh served as District Officer in Bonthe, Koinadugu, Bo, Kambia, Kenema and Kono District. Victor Foh has held government positions under all three APC presidents of Sierra Leone: Siaka Stevens, Joseph Saidu Momoh and Ernest Bai Koroma.

Foh was one of the principal writers of the 5 December 1995 All People's Congress Constitution; and he served as the first Assistant National Secretary General of the APC.

Victor Foh was the APC vice presidential candidate, along with APC presidential candidate Edward Turay, in the 1996 presidential election, in which the APC received only 5.4% of the votes. In 1996 Foh was elected to a seat in Parliament. From 2002 to 2012, Foh served as Secretary-General of the APC, and from 2012 to 2015, he was Sierra Leone's Ambassador to China.

On March 19, 2015, Victor Foh was sworn in as Vice President of Sierra Leone by President Ernest Bai Koroma, who appointed him to the position. Foh's sworn in ceremony was held at State House in the capital Freetown and was attended by many senior government officials [1]. Victor Foh replaced Samuel Sam-Sumana as Vice President, after he was dismissed by Koroma.

Personal life

Victor Foh is an ethnic Mende and a native of Bo District in Southern Sierra Leone. Foh is a fluent speaker of the Mende language. Victor Foh is a Christian. Foh is married to Jonta Mumie Foh, and the couple have four adult children.

References

Victor Bockarie Foh Wikipedia


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