Sierra Leone High Commission in Kenya Mourns the Death of Mr. Peter Joseph Francis, High Commissioner to the Republic of Kenya

Death of Mr. Peter Joseph Francis

Press Release

The staff of the Sierra High Commission in Kenya and the Sierra Leonean Community in Kenya mourn the death of Mr. Peter Joseph Francis, the Sierra Leone High  Commissioner to the Republic of Kenya, who passed away on Monday, the 28th December 2020 in his home town, Kenema, eastern Sierra Leone while on vacation.

The High Commission is saddened by this tragic and sudden death and considers it as an irreparable and great loss. It will forever mourn and always remember him for his  unwavering commitment, patriotism and diligence to national service. The High Commission also expresses its heartfelt and devout condolences to the wife and the entire bereaved family.

High Commissioner Mr. Peter Joseph Francis was also Sierra Leone’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office in Nairobi (UNON), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN— Habitat.


A Book of Condolence has been opened at the Chancery’s Premises in Nairobi, Kenya.


Rest In Peace Mr. Peter Joseph Francis, Till We Meet Again.




Alimatu Fofanah

Head of Section Media and Public Relations Department

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

OAU Drive, Tower Hill, Freetown, Sierra Leone



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