This piece is in response to two recent articles. One is titled ‘The APC Convention: A Political Façade, if not a Joke’ authored by one Dr Ibrahim Seaga Shaw and carried in page 8 of the Independent Observer Newspaper edition of Friday 20th October 2017.
President Koroma arrived in Brussels yesterday Sunday, 29th October 2017, after lavishly spending over $700,000 on a political campaign parade on Saturday in the capital Freetown.
If you are a voter and looking for any more reason why the APC should be voted out on 7th March 2018, then the latest 2017 Global Hunger Index has shown the scale of their incompetence.
This is not a report published by SLPP or any opposition Political Party in Sierra Leone. Rather, it is jointly published by three renowned international organisations: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Concern Worldwide and Welthungerhilfe.
Corruption is very endemic in Sierra Leone’s political history. Both my APC and the SLPP parties are guilty of massive corruption.
Voters have been let down innumerable times by past governments, dominated by these two main political parties since independence in 1961. Shame on them for stealing from the nation’s coffers. Greedy and selfish politicians are pushing the majority of electorate into abject poverty and hopelessness.
Ahead of the Presidential and Parliamentary elections slated for 2018, the governing All People’s Congress has selected Dr. Samura Kamara as flag-bearer. I wrote, prior to the “Makeni Family Meeting” that events leading to such historic Convention were not only sounding positive and intriguing but were generally, excellent for the growth of the APC.
DECLARATION OF ASSETS - KAMARAINBA LEADS, OTHERS FOLLOW!
When I entered politics five years ago, I declared my brand of politics as ‘Politics of Truth’. I pledged to set an example for others to follow starting with the declaration of my assets to the general public few months to the March 7 2018 Presidential and Parliamentary elections.
The National Electoral Commission (NEC) is visiting the districts for five days to discuss the new boundaries created by the Province Act Cap 60 of 2017, that was passed into law on the 13 March 2017.