Civic education is one of the presidential promises of President Julius Maada Bio in his new direction manifesto.
To live up to his dream, Bio appointed a strong influencer and mover of things, Kalilu Totangi at the helm of the civic education drive.
In view of this, National Council for Civic Education and Development (NACED) has been putting the policies and structures in place for the institution to function and operate well.
Thus, Totangi is building an institution that will inculcate the values of patriotism and nationalism in the minds of Sierra Leoneans from the cradle.
They have just employed staff for the national office through the public service commission of Sierra Leone.
The Commission is now developing the draft strategic plan for the council which is expected to be out in the next two months.
SALONE TIMES is informed that the council has gone far with its strategic plan in which they have now incorporated 45 groups of stakeholders made up of all sectors including women and youth in the country to have their own say in the plan.
When asked about it, the Chairman of the Council, Kalilu Totangi said that the reason this group of people are looking at the report is for them to make suggestions on the draft of the plan.
That a technical committee will also look at the report for a validation.
“We will form our programs around the strategic plan. We will also be doing the third generation of the Open Government Partnership and it will be completed by August,” Totangi stated.