By Daniel Mbompa-Turay:
APC Veterans Welfare Association has congratulated President Koroma on his first round victory in the November 17 presidential polls. According to the West West Ag. Chairman of the APC who doubles as Interim President of the Veterans Association, the general membership of Association salutes the President for his visionary leadership which has brought great hopes to Sierra Leoneans. President Koroma progressive leadership has been evident by the massive electricity supply with special interest on rural electrification; the unprecedented infrastructural development which is creating increase mobility from one district to the other stretching across the West Africa Sub-region; the improved agricultural productivity which is not only enhancing food security but also catapulting farmers as leaders in the private sector led growth; the cherished free health care that has drastically reduced infant and maternal morbidity; the building of donor confidence which has produced millions in direct foreign investment; and the reviewed educational system which ensures quality education with emphasis on turning out graduates who can effectively compete in the global job market, etc.
Thomas Conteh a.k.a ‘Tongbeh Tongbeh’ Interim President of APC Veterans
The interim president opined that the decision of Sierra Leoneans to vote in President Koroma revealed that their satisfaction with his first term , hence giving him another. The determination of citizens to vote he reckoned was ignited by government practical and visible developmental strides in the last five years. He continued that the 21% difference between President Koroma 58% and Bio 37% is a testament of the deep appreciation of citizens to the Presidents’ golden effort. His huge votes in every region established his popularity right across the country.
We were not surprised at the result because we had the registration figures which we had carefully analysed practically. We have competent tallying teams in our party offices right across the country and so by 11:00 PM on polling day our teams has confirmed that President Koroma has won landslide. This was confirmed by the provisional results by IRN. Behold, on a cool Friday evening NEC boss Dr. Christiana Thorpe finally pronounced President Koroma winner of the elections with 58%, passing the 55% threshold.
The politican veteran assured the people of Sierra Leone that President Koroma will not betray the trust bestowed on him. He continued that the Presidents’ agenda for change has laid the solid foundation for the growth of the country into a middle income nation which is the embodiment of the agenda for prosperity. Every Sierra Leonean will benefit from this national package.
Tongbeh Tongbeh thanked the youths and women for their great faith in the President even as they nicked name him “World Best”. He noted that the President sees the youths as the greatest resource of this country and he is determined to make them discover their potential and excel in their diver spheres.
He thanked all APC veterans for their invaluable support to the Presidents’ victory and call all to give him all the necessary support so that his second term will be more successful.