ECSL Boss, Mohamed Konneh Debunks Election Rumours

ECSL Boss, Mohamed Konneh Debunks Election Rumours
ECSL Boss, Mohamed Konneh Debunks Election Rumours

Africa-Press – Sierra-Leone. The Chief Electoral Commissioner, Mohamed Kenewui Konneh has debunked rumours surrounding the postponement of the June 2023 elections.

Konneh, speaking to Satellite Newspaper, assured locals that the election will be commenced at the appointed date of 24 June this year.

Konneh said they are currently working in line with the election calendar.He said the Commission is applying the needed effort to ensure that the elections are credible and transparent.

“We are working assiduously to ensure we deliver as expected of the Commission,” Konneh said.

Recently rumours on social media said the elections will be postponed.

Meanwhile, the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) have been critics of the modus operandi of the Commission.

They accused the ECSL of being reluctant in releasing the aggregated voter register.

The ECSL did release the voter register but some supporters of the APC claimed that it was incoherent.

Sierra Leone will go to the polls in a multitier election on 24 June.

APC’s Samura Kamara will face the incumbent SLPP’s Julius Maada Bio -an opponent he lost against twice in the 2018 presidential election by narrow margins.

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