WELCOME TO Cabinet secretariat

Photo above: Mr. John Sumailah, Secretary to the Cabinet and Head of the Civil Service (SCHoCS) – (Left) hand-shake  with His Excellency, the President, (Rtd.) Brigadier  General, Dr. Julius Maada Bio, Fountain of Honour , Grand Commander of the Order of the Rokel (GCOOR) and Commander-in-Chief of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces –( Right). (H.E. and SC&HoCS hand-shake after taken and subscribed the oath of office for the due execution of his duties at the Cabinet Secretariat, as set out in the Third Schedule).

Welcome to the Cabinet Secretariat – Sierra Leone, (Office of the President)!

 The Cabinet Office is the office of the Secretary to the Cabinet and Head of the Civil Service (SC&HoCS), who is appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the House of Parliament. The SC&HoCS is the President’s chief civil service adviser. The SCHOCS carries out the President’s civil service policies through the Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies.

The Secretary to the Cabinet and Head of the Civil Service is the Principal Officer in charge of the Cabinet Office and shall not enter upon the duties of his office unless he has taken and subscribed the oath of office for the due execution of his duties as set out in the Third Schedule………

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Photo above: Cabinet Secretariat (CABSEC) Office, located at the Vice President Office Building, O.A.U. Drive, Tower Hill, Freetown, Sierra Leone.

 

NAME & TITLE OF PRINCIPAL OFFICER

Mr.  John Sumailah,

Secretary to the Cabinet and Head of the Civil Service – (SC & HoCS).

 

SUBJECT MATTERS HANDLED

Cabinet and Civil/Public Service matters

 

GOVERNING LEGISLATION AND REGULATIONS

The 1991 Constitution of Sierra Leone – (Chapter v – THE EXECUTIVE – Part II – EXECUTIVE POWERS. Sub-section 68 – Secretary to the Cabinet)

  1. There shall be a Secretary to the Cabinet who shall be the head of the Civil Service and whose office shall be a public office

  2. The Secretary to the Cabinet shall be appointed by the President in consultation with the Public Service Commission

  3. The functions of the Secretary to the Cabinet shall include –

  • having charge of the Cabinet Secretariat

  • responsibility for arranging the business for, and keeping the minutes of the Cabinet, and for conveying the decisions of the Cabinet to the appropriate person or authority, in accordance with such instructions as may be given by the President

  • co-coordinating and supervising the work of all administrative heads of ministries and departments in the Public Service

  • such other functions as the President may from time to time determine

LOCATION/CONTACT/ADDRESS

Cabinet Secretariat (CABSEC)

(Office of the President)

Vice President Office Building

1st.  Floor

O.A.U. Drive, Tower Hill

Freetown, Sierra Leone

 

TELEPHONE078529338

 

 Mailing Address

EMAIL: info@cabinetsecretariat.gov.sl   

sr.infor.officer.cabsec@moice.gov.sl

 

 

WEBSITE: www.cabinetsecretariat.gov.sl

HOURS OF WORK

Monday to Thursday: 

08: 30 am –  4: 45 pm

Friday: 

08:30 am   – 03;00 pm

GOVERNING MINISTRY OR PORTFOLIO

Office of the President

State House

O.A.U. Drive, Tower Hill

Freetown, Sierra Leone