When we got there, the first thing that happened was Foday Sankoh asked me to talk to the BBC through his satellite phone, telling them that we would like the world to know that we were in our territory to talk to our people, to seek their mandate. Immediately after that he told myself and Mr Deen-Jalloh that he was sharing the responsibility between the two of us as a group, and then he and Palmer as another group. We asked him how. He said he wanted us to deal with the civilians. He said he wanted us, I and Mr Ibrahim Hassan Deen-Jalloh, to deal with the civilians, to talk to the civilians. He said he and Captain Palmer would talk to the soldiers in Buedu.