The Permanent Secretary Karen Galokale, Deputy Secretary Julia Twumasi and Staff of the Ministry of Police National Security Correctional Service, Retired Bishop and Paramount Chief of Isabel – Rt. Revd. Bishop James Mason, Vicar General of the Diocesan of Central Melanesian Rt. Revd. Bishop Alfred Hou, officers of the Correctional Service of Solomon Islands, family members, other relatives and friends from Isabel, Makira, Choiseul, Malaita and Guadalcanal Provinces farewelled the late Staff Sergeant George Ama at Saint Barnabas Provincial Anglican Church on 8th September 2021.
Late Staff Sergeant George Ama was called to rest on Thursday 2 September 2021 at his residence
Speaking during the funeral service ceremony the Commissioner CSSI Gabriel Manelusi says I stand here on behalf of the Honourable Minister of Police National Security Correctional Service of Solomon Islands, my CSSI Executive, Commandants, and Directors all ranks and files of CSSI family throughout Solomon Islands, to acknowledge his life and service of our colleague the late Staff Sergeant George Ama.
“Today we come together to pay our last respect to late Staff Sergeant George Ama. We officer of the CSSI mourn the loss of our colleague, we cannot describe the sadness that all of us experienced over the past few days since the passing away of one of our own best supervisor”. Commissioner Manelusi told the congregation.
To the wife Ruth Ama, children and family members of the late George Ama, I extend my sincere and humble condolence for the sad and untimely loss of your beloved late Staff Sergeant George Ama
Late Staff Sergeant George Ama was enlisted into the Correctional Service of Solomon Islands as a Correctional recruit on 23 February 2009. He was posted to Rove Central Correctional Centre and served under various units such as general duty officer and has progress in his career promoted to Sergeant in 2016 and later promoted to Staff Sergeant in 2019, currently he was the supervisor for the blocks until his death.
“Late Staff Sergeant George Ama served the Government and people of Solomon Islands in the field of Correctional Services with distinction for almost 12 years”. Says Commissioner Manelusi.
During his career with the CSSI the late Staff Sergeant George Ama contributed significantly to enhance safety, rehabilitation, security and good governance in the maintenance of law and order and ensuring a peaceful Solomon Islands for all. It is my duty to bid him farewell with full correctional honour.
To the wife Ruth Ama, children and family members of the late George Ama on behalf of the National Government/CSSI Organisation. I acknowledge and recognise the values, love, caring, discipline, prayer life, and family support to late Staff Sergeant George Ama that rendered to the government and people of Solomon Islands in the field of Correctional Services supporting and allow late Staff Sergeant George Ama to join and work in the CSSI for the last twelve years.
I salute him for his service so long and farewell colleague, may he rest in eternal and blessed peace with the lord. The body of late Staff Sergeant George Ama was finally buried at Kola ridge grave on 8 September 2021.