Ex-President Jonathan congratulates Maada Bio, Sierra Leonea��s new President

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated winner of Sierra
Leonea��s President election, Brig. Julius Maada Bio (retd) who took
charge Thursday as the countrya��s new leader.
Bio who contested as the candidate of Sierra Leone Peoplea��s Party
(SLPP) clinched victory by winning 51.81 percent of the votes in the
March 31 run-off while Samura Kamara of the All Peoplea��s Congress
(APC) won 48.19 percent.
A statement by Jonathana��s spokesman, Mr. Ikechukwu Eze, said the
former President who led the election observation Mission of the
Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa, (EISA), to
Sierra Leone also congratulated the people of Sierra Leone for their
peaceful conduct during the elections.
Describing Bioa��s victory as a demonstration of his peoplea��s trust in
his abilities, Jonathan urged the new President to work for the
benefit of all. The ex-President stated this on Thursday in a goodwill
message to President Bio.
The goodwill message read:
a�?I congratulate you on your election victory and convey my best
wishes, as you assume responsibilities of the Office of the President
of the Republic of Sierra Leone.
a�?Through you, I also congratulate the people of Sierra Leone for going
through this phase of their political life, peacefully.
a�?Your historic triumph at the polls is a clear demonstration of the
trust Sierra Leoneans have placed in you and in your abilities to make
their lives better and lift your great country to the next level.
a�?I urge you to adopt the principle of a�?no victor, no vanquisheda�� and
see your victory and Presidency as that of all Sierra Leoneans.
a�?I pray that Almighty God will guide and protect you in this important
assignment of leading your country to further greatness.a�?

Related Posts

Leave a Comment

This News Site uses cookies to improve reading experience. We assume this is OK but if not, please do opt-out. Accept Read More