Sierra Leone People’s Party Condemns attack on mayor of Freetown City Council

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Sierra Leone People’s Party

One country, One People

Press Release

Freetown May 24th, 2018: The attention of the National Secretariat of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) has been drawn to an incident on 23rd day of May 2018 in which it is alleged that some faceless cowards attacked the Mayor of the City of Freetown while she was on her lawful duties within the Municipality of Freetown.
The SLPP unequivocally condemns the attack on our Mayor of the Municipality of Freetown and calls on the Sierra Leone Police to effectively and speedily investigate the matter and bring the perpetrators to book.

The SLPP wishes to inform the general public that violence is not part and has never been part of the conduct of members of our party. The SLPP also wishes to inform the General Public that our members do not have anything to do with the said attack. We shall never be a party to any ploy to derail the effective operations of the office of the Mayor of Freetown, or any other person of authority.

The SLPP also condemns the inflammatory statements made by some members of the All People’s Congress (APC) in respect of the said incident and calls on all Sierra Leoneans to give the Sierra Leone Police the chance to investigate the matter and bring to book those responsible for this act.

Finally, the SLPP wishes our Mayor a speedy recovery and assures her that the SLPP is fully ready to work with the Freetown Municipality as the Government strives to provide a better environment for residents of Freetown.

One Country, One People!
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Umaru Koroma, Esq
National Secretary General

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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.

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