23.8 C
Sierra Leone
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

First Family Registers for 2023 Elections

HomeNewsFirst Family Registers for 2023 Elections

First Family Registers for 2023 Elections


Related stories

New Lungi Airport will turnover over 1.2M passengers yearly

The New Freetown International Airport situated in Lungi, Port...

NPPA Releases First Quater 2023 Public Procurement Price Norm

The Board, Management and Staff of the National Public...

Labour Ministry Engages Saudi Team on Labour Migration

The Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Security, Lansana...

Women’s Rights Advocate, Dr Blyden Donates 100 Bags Cements to Dr. Fatima Bio’s Hospital Project

Women's Rights Advocate, Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden yesterday 26th...

Sierra Leone, Jamaica to Sign MoU on Strengthening Tourism Cooperation

In a bid to boost Sierra Leone’s tourism sector...

By State House Media and Communications Unit

The first family in Sierra Leone, President Dr. Julius Maada Bio and his wife, First Lady Dr. Fatima Bio are now cleared to vote in the 2023 national elections.

The husband and wife on 3rd September 2022 completed their voter registrations process at the Military Hockey Pitch at Wilberforce in Freetown, where they also urged citizens of voting age to come out in numbers and register with the Electoral Commission of Sierra Leone, so that they would be qualified to vote in the 2023 national Presidential, Parliamentary, and Local Council Elections.

“This is not the first time the Electoral Commission is embarking on the electioneering process in the country. They have been doing it every five years. So, as a government and as a nation, it is our expectation and conviction that they have been working very hard to be perfect in handling such tasks.

“With support from the National Civil Registration Authority, NCRA, the work is much easier now than in the past, because once my name was inputted into their system, all other details that were required to be asked just showed up in their system. I was registered very quickly. So, I am sure that, for the ECSL, this exercise will be a very quick and short process,” the President said.

“Go and register so that on that day you will have the power in your hand to change or support the government in power,” he said and called on political party supporters to be peaceful, law-abiding and to abstain from all forms of violence.

“So, nobody is expected to be violent. Democracy is an alternative to violent change of government. I am calling on all citizens of voting age to register so that they can maintain this government because of the many good things we have been doing. We are still counting,” he concluded.

Business News


- Never miss a story with notifications

- Gain full access to our premium content

- Browse free from up to 5 devices at once

Western Area School Feeding Targets 57,530 Pupils

The Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education in partnership with Plan International (MBSSE) has officially launched the School Feeding Programme in the Western...