Northern Youths eye Dr. Kaifala Marah for 2018 Presidential Election in Sierra Leone

By Ortorkor Janaba
Dr. Kaifala Marah, former Chief of staff and senior economic advisor to Sierra Leone’s president Ernest Bai Koroma has received strong support from hundreds of youths in Koinadugu District for the leadership and flag bearer of the All People’s Congress (APC) party in 2018 Presidential Election.

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Also on Sunday 5th February 2017 in Bombali District, throngs of youths across the district stormed the provincial headquarter of Makeni calling on their APC Party members and the hierarchy to support Dr. Kaifala Marah.

“Determination, dedication to serving his people and his knowledge of national issues will add value to what President Koroma and the APC party has accomplished,” a youth leader stated Sunday.

Kaifala Marah was the Sierra Leone minister of finance. He served as State House chief of staff and senior economic advisor to Sierra Leone’s president Ernest Bai Koroma from 2010 until his appointment as finance minister in 2012.

Marah holds a Bachelor’s degree in international relations from Fourah Bay College, a master’s degree in Public Policy from State University of New York; and a doctorate degree in political finance from the University of Hull. Marah served as a deputy Town Clerk at the Koidu-New Sembehun city council.

He later served as a Budget Analyst at the New York State Senate. Marah was the public expenditure management adviser at the commonwealth secretariat in London, before he was appointed as chief of staff to President Ernest Bai Koroma.

 

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Categories: Politics, Sierra Leone

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