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Sierra Leone MP Says AMR Gold is ‘honest and transparent’

One of Sierra Leone’s Member of Parliament representing Constituency 035, Bombali District-Hon. Roland Foday Kargbo says AMR Gold is a very honest and transparent company.

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Hon. MP Dr. Roland F. Kargbo of Constituency 036

“I have always been actively involved in all developmental projects undertaken by AMR Gold as the MP representing my people,” said Hon. Kargbo.

He told the people of Sella Limba and Sanda Loko Chiefdoms that they are blessed to have huge mineral deposit in their Chiefdom. He also noted that they are fortunate to have an Exploration Company such as AMR Gold working to alleviate the socio-economic challenges of the people in the community.

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Youth representatives from Sella Limba and Sand Loko Chiefdoms

Hon. Dr. Kargbo believes transparency and accountability are key instruments in achieving sustainable development. He added that AMR Gold’s inclusive and open approach with all stakeholders such as National Minerals Agency, Chiefdom stakeholders, youth representatives and the media is a sign of their desire to work with the community and their emphasis on cooperate responsibility.

According to him, President Ernest Bai Koroma’s Agenda for Prosperity is for all to benefit, therefore if AMR Gold management is working to better the livelihood of the people of Sella Limba, he will wholeheartedly support them to succeed. As he highlights some of the visible development projects of the company, he called on the landowners to be grateful and continue to partner with the current management.

Hon. Dr. Kargbo was speaking in Kamakwie town Northern Sierra Leone where over five hundred people gathered to witness the land lease payments by the Wilkinson Hill Mining Company, a subsidiary of AMR Gold.

This story has also been featured in local media here and on the front page of the Update (below).

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