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FACT-CHECKED

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Yes, a high-powered delegation from ECOWAS arrived in Freetown to hold high-level discussions with President Bio following a failed attempted coup.

SLAJ iVerify has fact-checked the claim that a high-powered delegation that arrived in Freetown from ECOWAS to hold discussions with President Bio following a failed attempted coup, and found it to be true.

Claim

That a high-power delegation from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on 23 December 2023 arrived in Freetown to hold high-level discussions with H.E President Julius Maada Bio on the political situation in Sierra Leone after the November 26th failed attempted coup.

Rating Justification

SLAJ iVerify has fact-checked the claim that a high-powered delegation arrived in Freetown from ECOWAS to discuss the country’s political situation with President Bio and has verified it to be accurate.

To arrive at this conclusion, SLAJ iVerify reached out to Solomon Jamiru, the Press Secretary at State House, who confirmed that, indeed, a delegation from ECOWAS arrived in Freetown on Saturday, December 23, 2023.

Jamiru further verified that the purpose of the delegation’s visit is to engage in discussions with President Bio following the attempted coup on November 26th in Sierra Leone.

Evidence and References

Press Secretary, State House, Solomon Jamiru, Esq.