Sierra Leone President Dr Julius Maada Bio has met with the Crown Prince of Emirates, His Highness Sheik Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in Abu Dhabi where he called for support to Sierra Leone’s development process.
President Bio was elected President after an overwhelming victory in a highly contested Presidential run-off election held on 31st March 2018.
I see the 2018 presidential election in pretty much the same light, albeit in a grander scale, as the 2007 one. The diaspora constituency which was APC’s bread basket in 2007 has dropped the APC from grace to grass.
As Sierra Leone’s two major political parties choose their flag bearers: Time for the people to think positive!
If the wrong people are voted in power, the country will get skewed policy implementations. This could be avoided through nationwide constructive engagements and dialogue by civil society, the media, youth groups, and union organizations, to inform the wider public about the profiles of the people vying for elected offices.