The Government of Sierra Leone has supported the Premier League Board with additional Le 1.5 Billion Leones to the initial 2 Billion given few weeks ago.
This was made known to the public by the Minister of Finance Jacob Jusu Saffa after directives from President Julius Maada Bio.
It could be recalled that the Chairman of the Premier League Board Emmanuel Saffa Abdulai presented a budget of 3.5 Billion Leones to Government for the entire League.
After a good start to the League on Sunday between Mighty Blackpool and East End Lions, President Bio who was the Guest of Honor thought it fit to give more support to the PLB.
President Bio at the Siaka Stevens Stadium pledged his Government’s continued commitment to supporting football in the country.
The PLB Chairman Emmanuel Saffa Abdulai thanked the Government for the additional boost, whilst assuring of using the money for its intended purpose.
He promised to add to the initial Le 50,000,000 seed money given to each of the Clubs to between Le 80,000,000 and Le 100,000,000.