Military Guard Attached to Former President Koroma Shot Dead

By: Christian Conteh

Claim: A military guard attached to former President Koroma has been shot dead

Verdict: TRUE

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Reports confirming the shooting of a security guard, known as Eddie, by military personnel have emerged. Additionally, another officer was forcefully taken from the former president’s residence during this incident.


SLAJ/NDI SuperNewsRoom reached out to Ishmael Sheriff, Principal Assistant to Former President Koroma who confirmed that Eddy was indeed shot dead by military personnel and another officer forcefully taken.


We can authoritatively confirm that a military guard attached to former President Koroma was shot dead in the former president’s Femi-Turner residence.


Note:  This fact-checked story is a product of the SLAJ/NDI SuperNewsRoom on Combating Disinformation in Sierra Leone’s 2023 electoral cycle. The project is supported by Global Affairs Canada to enable citizens to have access to credible and accurate information in Sierra Leone.

We will continue to update you on the incident and more

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