Councillor Unisa T. Fofanah- Well Determined to takeover Port Loko City Council


Councilor and Ambassador Unisa Totti Fofanah is the son of late Pa Santigie Fofanah and Marie Kamara. His late father was a famous professional Carpenter in Port Loko whilst the mother is well known for her petty trading activities. The young Man came from a very humble and average background that sees value in empowering young people through Formal Education and skills development (Carpentry). The Fofanah family of Kamara Street has impacted the lives of so many young people to become self-reliant and independent. The empowerment is still trending in high speed among those who acquired the skill through apprenticeship. Technically, Councilor and Ambassador Unisa Totti is a professional Carpenter with a vast experience in building and construction. The young man was born and raised in Port Loko City at no.10 Kamara Street. Academically, he attended the Sierra Leone Church- SLC Primary School, the EducAid Secondary School Rolal from JSS 1-JSS 2 and later transferred to the Port Loko Catholic Secondary School.

Currently, he is a final year student at the University of Management and Technology pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies. He is a seasoned Community Development ADMINISTRATOR with over 15 years of experience both in his Political field and work place.

Councilor and Ambassador Unisa Totti Fofanah started his development career as a child Advocate going up the ladder as a protection officer certified by seven International Organizations (Plan International, Save the Children, GOAL, IRC, ACF, Concern Worldwide, and Handicap International) through Kids Arise and the then Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs. He has worked for several Organizations as a Volunteer and as a Field Staff. 

He is a result oriented young Man who is highly regarded as an exemplary Community Development Advocate & Youth Empowerment Ambassador. Councilor Unisa Totti Fofanah is a very influential Youth Leader with the required skills to influence and bring development in every aspects of Community life. He is an energetic, proactive, and goal oriented young Man who is very passionate about the well-being of people and their communities.

He has demonstrated a strong exemplary leadership in his Agenda to make Port Loko City a more developed zone. He is among the youngest Chief Executive Officers (CEO) in Sierra Leone in his capacity as the Founder and Executive Director of Bai Bureh Heritage Foundation- a Youth-Led Organization that seeks to contribute meaningfully to humanity and societal developments.

He is also the Regional Field Coordinator for Fruitful Healthcare- an Organization operating in Sierra Leone and in the United States of America (USA). Councilor and Ambassador Unisa Totti has contributed immensely to the development of Port Loko District ranging from Youth empowerment, Education, Health, Agriculture, Water and Sanitation, Citizens recognition, Social Development, Culture and Domestic Tourism. The young promising Man holds the biggest community development platform in Port Loko District and has been figured as a National Icon through his Bai Bureh Festival initiative.

He is widely known for his unflinching support to development irrespective of one’s social, religious, tribal and political background. Councilor and Ambassador Unisa Totti is an Architect of innovative leadership, an excellent event planner and one who always make the impossible possible through his courageous lobbying and community oriented solutions. Many referred to him as a Beacon of Hope in rebranding the glorious image of Port Loko District.


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