SLPP Condemns Vehicle Ban on Elections Day

6

SIERRA LEONE PEOPLE’S PARTY

ONE COUNTRY, ONE PEOPLE
PRESS STATEMENT
RESTRICTION OF VEHICULAR MOVEMENT ON POLLING DAY.
Freetown March 2, 2018: The attention of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) has been drawn to a public statement by the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) dated the 26th day of February 2018, in which they claimed that the
y have agreed with all registered political parties to restrict the movement of vehicles on the day of polling, 7th March 2018.

The claim is misleading, and a well calculated move to misinform the general public about the circumstances surrounding the MOU with the Sierra Leone Police (SLP).

As one of the registered political parties in Sierra Leone, the SLPP has not agreed with anyone to restrict the movement of Sierra Leoneans. We consider any restriction of the movement of Sierra Leoneans as a fundamental breach of the right to and freedom of movement.

As a political party, the SLPP has informed all concerned stakeholders that it cannot sign a MOU that seeks to breach the fundamental right of citizens; particularly when the Sierra Leone Police have no legal basis to unilaterally restrict the movement of peaceful citizens of our country. In this regard, the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) wishes to inform all our members, supporters and other Sierra Leoneans that it is not a party to the Police MOU and therefore not bound by it.

The SLPP calls on all our members, supporters and other Sierra Leoneans to come out on the 7th day of March 2018 to vote peacefully and go about their normal business.

SLPP members, supporters and other Sierra Leoneans are advised to keep within the line of restriction drawn in respect of the polling centers to enable the Sierra Leone Police to provide security for the centers.

Finally, the SLPP calls on the Inspector General of Police to withdraw the misleading public statement dated the 26th day of February 2018.

End.
_________________________
Umaru Koroma
National Secretary General
Sierra Leone People’s Party.

SHARE
Previous articleA LOOK AT SEXUAL HARASSMENT
Next articlePresident Koroma Mobbed In Freetown
Abu Bakarr Tarawally is a Journalist based in Freetown. He works for the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation as a radio producer. He has once served as Editor for a few newspapers in Freetown, including Sierra Express Media, The Exclusive Newspaper and his own newspaper, the Daily Express Publications. He is a teacher trainer, and loves writing and reading a lot. Email: abstarawally@gmail.com. Call +232 88601277 or +2327661303.

6 COMMENTS

  1. I intended to compose you one very small observation in order to thank you as before with your marvelous ideas you have shared in this article. It is really remarkably generous of people like you to supply publicly just what a few individuals could possibly have distributed for an electronic book to make some cash for themselves, most importantly considering that you could possibly have tried it if you decided. These creative ideas as well served to become good way to be sure that someone else have the identical eagerness the same as my very own to learn a whole lot more regarding this matter. I know there are thousands of more pleasurable instances up front for people who look into your blog.

  2. I actually wanted to post a simple message so as to thank you for all of the nice techniques you are writing at this website. My extensive internet research has at the end of the day been recognized with reasonable know-how to share with my companions. I would mention that we site visitors actually are unequivocally lucky to be in a useful network with many lovely people with very helpful secrets. I feel rather privileged to have seen your entire webpages and look forward to some more amazing moments reading here. Thanks a lot once more for all the details.

  3. I enjoy you because of all of the effort on this web site. Kate take interest in engaging in internet research and it’s easy to understand why. A lot of people know all regarding the dynamic mode you create simple thoughts via your web blog and even cause response from people on this area so my princess is really starting to learn a whole lot. Take pleasure in the rest of the new year. You’re performing a fabulous job.

  4. I have to express appreciation to the writer just for bailing me out of this particular setting. After scouting through the online world and obtaining ideas that were not helpful, I assumed my entire life was over. Being alive minus the answers to the issues you’ve solved all through the posting is a critical case, as well as the ones that could have in a wrong way affected my entire career if I hadn’t encountered the blog. Your good understanding and kindness in touching all things was crucial. I am not sure what I would have done if I had not encountered such a point like this. I’m able to now look forward to my future. Thanks a lot so much for your impressive and effective guide. I will not hesitate to recommend your web blog to anyone who desires guide about this topic.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here