Message from the Minister


In July this year, Ms. Kenyeh Ballay was appointed Minister of Planning and Economic Development (MoPED) by His Excellency Rtd. Brig. Dr. Julius Maada Bio after the June 24 polls 2023 general elections
Her appointment came from a strong academic and professional background. She holds an MSc (Econs) in Social tqPlanning from University College, Swansea, South Wales and a BA(Hons) Social Studies from Hull University in UK.
Kenyeh Barlay started her high school education at the Annie Walsh Memorial School where she sat to her O’ Levels in the 70’s, and later move to City of London School for Girls, and St Georges School, Rome, Italy and finally sat to her GCE A’Levels at the Davies College, Southampton Row in London.
She is a consummate development planner with over 35 years of experience in the area of planning and economic development, working with both Governmental and International organisations.


In fulfilling this Mission, the following core values should guide the decisions and actions of the Ministry and its Institutions:


Employing transparent mechanisms for promoting well-informed decisions and policy development processes.


Engendering an atmosphere of mutual respect among staff and members.


Relentlessly and diligently setting the highest standards possible in pursuing the Ministry’s Mission.


Exhibiting professionalism and commitment in a manner that reflects the positive image of the ministry.


Executing our responsibilities with neutrality, objectivity, fairness, honor and obligation.


Working hard to maintain the highest professional standards and to earn the public trust and respect through our actions.



This is for office of the deputy minister: Rev. Dr. Jonathan Titus-Williams is an experienced professional and an ordained clergy with strong leadership ability and a deep knowledge of managing organizations and community development practices; He is happily married with two children. He served the Evangelical Fellowship of Sierra Leone(a registered NNGO) for 13 years as Chief Executive Officer before his appointment as Deputy Minister.

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