President Julius Maada Bio has appointed Leon-Jekins-Johnston as the Ombudsman of Sierra Leone.
This appointment came after President Bio illegal and unprocedurally removed Melron Nicol Wilson as Ombudsman and later appointed Lois Kawa who was later rejected by Parliament.
Jenkins-Johnston is a lawyer of huge amount of integrity and the current Vice President of Krio Descendants Union (KDU).
Krios in the person of Melron-Nicol Wilson, former Ombudsman and Ady Macualay, former Anti Corruption Boss who were sacked wrongly by President Bio when he took over the reigns of power.
It is believed that the choice of a Krio as the Ombudsman is deliberate as the Krios were very aggrieved with Bio for removing Melron who is a blue blooded Krio from Hastings and Wilberforce village.
Melron like Leon is the krios favorite lawyers – they are both very much liked by the Krio and have distance family ties.
About two weeks ago, Leon was sported at Melron ‘s chambers at Pademba Road and it is rumored that they had a marathon meeting.
Krios are expecting Melron to show magnanimity by formally handing over the reign of the office to his legal friend, Leon after his parliamentary approval and to put this whole saga behind him and move ahead.