The government has dispelled rumors about the death of the ailing former head of state, Valentine Strasser.
It said in a statement on Wednesday that the former president is alive and still admitted at the Aspen Medical Hospital in the capital, Freetown.
According to the government, it has finalized arrangements to evacuate Mr. Strasser to Ghana for advance medical care.
The former head of state is actually experiencing a blood circulation problem,
Journalist Kemo Cham tells us more on the line from Freetown.