General Elections in Sierra Leone to be held on June 24, 2023

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By Anthony Vandy

Sierra Leone’s Electoral Commission held its inaugural press conference on March 14, 2022.

The purpose of the news conference is to inform the media about the Electoral Commission of Sierra Leone’s recent work, with the major event being the announcement of the election date. When it comes to this media. In his own words, the Chief Electoral Commissioner, who also serves as Chairman of the Sierra Leone Electoral Commission, Mohamed K. Konneh, announced and declared the general elections date as June 24, 2023 at the Electoral Commission Head Quarters Office at Tower Hill on March 14, 2023. He stated that he was acting in accordance with section 43 (2) of the public elections legislation 2012, act number 4 of 2012, that he will declare and publish the gender elections date across the country on June 24, 2023, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by the constitution.

He did, however, say that he was glad to announce the election date after consulting with Sierra Leone’s president.

He went on to say that three elections will be place on the same day, including presidential, legislative, and local council elections across the country.

Following the minister of local government and rural development’s decision to postpone village head elections until 2023, he stated the Commission, in collaboration with the minister, will begin an appraisal of communities in the Western area.

Village reassessment process in the Western area rural districts, which he claims will aid in the identification of new villages, as well as GIS mapping of village electoral borders in preparation for the village head elections on February 11, 2023.

From now until December, he said, the Commission, in collaboration with the minister of local government and rural development, will hold another round of 26 paramount chieftaincy elections.

He stated that two legislators’ bye-elections are pending. The Commission will hold two bye-elections on March 26, 2022, in constituency 005 in Kailahun District and constituency 073 in Portloko District, respectively. He said campaigns are going on peacefully with the National Grand Coalition Party (NGC) candidate who has pulled out of the race.

He advised all Sierra Leoneans to remain calm and peaceful, and to follow all norms and regulations pertaining to a peaceful election atmosphere.

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WAFA urges female football clubs to register

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The Western Area Football Association wants to inform its Female Clubs that the WAFA Super Ten League for Female Clubs will officially start on the 26th March, 2022.

The release continued that Female Football Clubs under WAFA should take note of the following; All Female Clubs should register on or before the 20h March 2022.

According to the press release No team or player will take part in the league without a proper registration.

“Three registration cards must be provided per player. One card for the club, WAFA and SLFA Cub should buy three (3) registration cards WAFA will provide Club registration form and player registration form for all clubs to collect at the Secretariat”. The press release explained.

“League fixtures will be published on 23″ March, 2022 and must be collected at WAFA Secretariat 19 Hennessy Street Kingtom Freetown” the release ended.

See press statement

By Anthony Vandy

Sierra Leone’s Electoral Commission held its inaugural press conference on March 14, 2022.

The purpose of the news conference is to inform the media about the Electoral Commission of Sierra Leone’s recent work, with the major event being the announcement of the election date. When it comes to this media. In his own words, the Chief Electoral Commissioner, who also serves as Chairman of the Sierra Leone Electoral Commission, Mohamed K. Konneh, announced and declared the general elections date as June 24, 2023 at the Electoral Commission Head Quarters Office at Tower Hill on March 14, 2023. He stated that he was acting in accordance with section 43 (2) of the public elections legislation 2012, act number 4 of 2012, that he will declare and publish the gender elections date across the country on June 24, 2023, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by the constitution.

He did, however, say that he was glad to announce the election date after consulting with Sierra Leone’s president.

He went on to say that three elections will be place on the same day, including presidential, legislative, and local council elections across the country.

Following the minister of local government and rural development’s decision to postpone village head elections until 2023, he stated the Commission, in collaboration with the minister, will begin an appraisal of communities in the Western area.

Village reassessment process in the Western area rural districts, which he claims will aid in the identification of new villages, as well as GIS mapping of village electoral borders in preparation for the village head elections on February 11, 2023.

From now until December, he said, the Commission, in collaboration with the minister of local government and rural development, will hold another round of 26 paramount chieftaincy elections.

He stated that two legislators’ bye-elections are pending. The Commission will hold two bye-elections on March 26, 2022, in constituency 005 in Kailahun District and constituency 073 in Portloko District, respectively. He said campaigns are going on peacefully with the National Grand Coalition Party (NGC) candidate who has pulled out of the race.

He advised all Sierra Leoneans to remain calm and peaceful, and to follow all norms and regulations pertaining to a peaceful election atmosphere.

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WAFA urges female football clubs to register

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The Western Area Football Association wants to inform its Female Clubs that the WAFA Super Ten League for Female Clubs will officially start on the 26th March, 2022.

The release continued that Female Football Clubs under WAFA should take note of the following; All Female Clubs should register on or before the 20h March 2022.

According to the press release No team or player will take part in the league without a proper registration.

“Three registration cards must be provided per player. One card for the club, WAFA and SLFA Cub should buy three (3) registration cards WAFA will provide Club registration form and player registration form for all clubs to collect at the Secretariat”. The press release explained.

“League fixtures will be published on 23″ March, 2022 and must be collected at WAFA Secretariat 19 Hennessy Street Kingtom Freetown” the release ended.

See press statement

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