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Sierra Leone Sports: Late Samuel Alfred John will be laid to rest today

Sameul John

Sameul John

One of sierra Leone finest sports Journalists in the 80s and 90s Samuel Alfred John will be laid to rest today Friday 30th September 2016 at the ascension town cemetery after a funeral service at Wesley Street.
The late man who passed away on the 12th of September 2016 was the editor of Awoko newspaper and he has contributed immensely in the development of sports reporting in the country.
The late man was an active member of Sport Writers Association of Sierra Leone (SWASAL) and was also the current head of the Public Relation Office (PRO)  of the Sierra Leone Cricket Association(SLCA)
The late man worked hard to improve professional journalism in this country especially on sport reporting. And he ensured that sport journalists report local sports. He was very, very committed to SWASAL and SLCA.
The Late Samuel John is passionate about cricket reporting that is why he was appointed the Public Relations Officer of the Sierra Leone Cricket Association about four months before his death. Late Samuel John covered a lot of local and international competitions
The late man before coming to Awoko newspaper worked at We Yone in 1976
He is married with two children and he will be missed not only by Awoko Staff but also the sporting family.
By Bernard Turay
Friday September 30, 2016

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