Head of Public Relations and Communications in the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) has disclosedthat the government is poised to send another military contingent to Somalia in early 2014.

Col. M.M. Samura said the Ministry of Defence will soon commence the training of the second battalion that would replace the first one deployed in Somalia early this year. He was speaking in an interview with Concord Times on Monday at the Ministry of Defence in Freetown.