Sierra Leone news: ACET team visits Salone to strenghen TMP

Reposted from Awoko

The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) team that is implementing the Talent Mobility Partnership (TMP) in West Africa visited Freetown to evaluate progress of the programme and to seek the political support for the document to be signed into law.

The three man delegation from Ghana Bright Senam Gowonu who is the coordinator of TMP in Ghana, Freda Yawson the Senior Program Manager of ACET and Dr Wahab Al-hassan who is the consultant to ACET in Ghana met with partners to see how the programme can be of immense benefit to Sierra Leone and the sub-region.
Meeting with acting Chief Immigration Officer Mr Marrah, the coordinator of TMP in Sierra Leone Mr Peter Ganda said they have been working on the programme for two years and they have made enormous strides to make it a reality in Sierra Leone.
He said TMP is about developing and exchanging talents within the sub-region and enhanced free movement.
Mr Ganda said to make the TMP a reality they have to work with the key players that are important in the programme. He said the Immigration Office, the Ministry of Labour and Statistics Sierra Leone are the offices they are working with.
The Coordinator of TMP West Africa, Bright Gowonu informed the Immigration boss that TMP is financed by World Bank and has been around for three years. “The pilot phase of this programme is being operated in four countries in West Africa Ghana, Ivory Coast, Benin and Sierra Leone.”
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