|Chief Lahai with Tegloma Staff|
|Tegloma Federation Chairman|
In a ceremony steeped with tradition, Chairman Mustapha Sheriff, the head of Tegloma International Federation, flanked on his sides by Chief Francess Turay of Chicago, former North Carolina Chief Rev. Judith Banya, former Ohio Chief Dr. Sylvester A. Lamin and Federation Board representative Rev. Titus Gebeh, administered the oath of office to the new Tegloma Minnesota Chapter executive, followed by the oath of office and handing over of the Tegloma staff of office to the new leader, Chief Lahai Ansumana, a health care professional at one of USA's top Level 1 Trauma centers, the Hennepin Council Medical Center. Also in attendance were former Tegloma Minnesota chiefs Ibrahim Sesay, Lamin Jabbi and Hassan H. Kamara.
|Mrs. Lahai, Chief Lahai &|
Chaiman Mustapha Sheriff
|MC. Sarah Cassel|
|Appeal for Health Care Volunteers|
Guests to the inauguration ceremony were treated to spectacular cultural display by traditional masquerades and partook of sumptuous food craftily prepared by the Tegloma Minnesota food committee.
|Male Cultural display|
Tegloma is a cultural and charity organization that provides sociocultural services to its members in the diaspora and humanitarian services in Sierra Leone. Founded in Washington DC in 1975 , the organization now has members in 19 chapters in USA, a chapter in UK, Canada, Gambia and Sierra Leone.
|Parading the Chief|
|Female Cultural Display|