Former President John Mahama has consoled the victims of Sierra Leone following a tragic mudslide and flooding disaster that has claimed many lives in the West African country.
Saddened by the development,John Mahama took to his Twitter handle to make the announcement and expressed his condolences.
He tweeted that;
Our brothers & sisters in #SierraLeone need more than our prayers. ECOWAS and sister countries must rise up to the challenge.
— John Dramani Mahama (@JDMahama) August 17, 2017
Meanwhile Health Officials in Sierra Leone say nearly half of the 400 people known to have died in a mudslide and flooding that occurred at the outskirt of the country’s capital Freetown have already been buried.
About 600 people are said to be still missing.
The Sierra Leonean government subsequently postponed the mass burial of the dead bodies to Thursday to allow relatives to identify their loved ones.
In 2010, in a similar donation, the Government of Ghana announced a three- million- dollar donation to the people of Haiti, following devastating earthquake in that country