The APC mouthpiece initially described the Join for Better Salone Movement (J4BS) Manifesto as being premature.
On the contrary, Ambassador Yansaneh disclosed that the Hon. Aplha Kanu did not have the exclusive authority to make statement on behalf of the party without the approval or clearing such statement with the APC scribe.
Ambassador Yansaneh made this disclosure in an exclusive interview with AYV Media, as he intensely stated that the APC as a party did not have any controversy with John Bonoh Sisay’s manifesto. He further stated that the manifesto is not at any variance with the party as the said proposal is an individual manifesto that can be related to develop country democracy, as he relates the process to the International Growth Centre.
Amb. Yansaneh emphasized that J4BS Manifesto is not the APC national manifesto.
In recognition of the academic achievement, the All Peoples Congress national union of students organized a spectacular occasion to congratulate Ambassador Alhaji Osman Foday Yansaneh on his elevation to academia and service to humanity.
Speaking at the occasion, the Minister of Youth Affairs who also doubles as the President of All Peoples Congress National Youth league, Bai Mamoud Bangura intimated that the essence of the meeting was to congratulate, the national secretary general of the party on his new academic achievement and loyalty to the party.
He told the well attended gathering that the occasion was a land mark and to further demonstrate appreciation of their mentor , history maker and humble servant of the ruling All Peoples Congress Party.
According to him, he was a testimony to Ambassador Alhaji Osman Foday Yansaneh’s institutional knowledge, leadership dexterity and tolerance, adding that he was groomed by the awardees and had acquired manifold knowledge and experience in politics and public administration.
On his part, the President of the All Peoples National Union of Students, Alusine Thorley on behalf of his entity expressed profound gratitude and sincere appreciation to Ambassador Alhaji Foday Osman Yansaneh on his elevation in academia, coupled with the significant contributions he had made to party, in the Sierra Leone’s civil service and international arena.
He assured the Commonwealth honorary doctorate holder in public administration that the union would continue to hold him in high esteem and pleaded with him not to relent in providing leadership skills and enviable knowledge for the young and promising members supporters of the party.
Responding, Ambassador Alhaji Osman Yansaneh noted that he considered the award as an honor in recognition of his well executed national and international functions and thanked members of the All Peoples Congress national union of students for large turn out to congratulate him on his new academic elevation.
‘I feel good because I hail from a village in the northern part of Sierra Leone where very few had the opportunity to darken the wall of school and university,’ Ambassador Yansaneh maintained.
He concluded that he would continue to serve his party, humanity and urged members of the national union of the All Peoples Congress Party to be industrious, honest and forward looking, as his party was willing and ready to open more opportunity for young peoples in Sierra Leone.