Former Deputy Secretary General of the main opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party( SLPP) Lawyer Alpha Osman Timbo has in a meeting with the Fulla community in Bo urged them to vote for Brig. Rtd. Julius Maada Bio in March presidential election.
Speaking after Jumah prayers at the New Site Fulla Mosque, lawyer Timbo said Brig. Bio has the formula to take the country out of the current socioeconomic mess created by the ruling APC. He told worshippers that he supported Maada Bio because he believes he has what it takes to return the country to past glories.
Lawyer Timbo said Maada Bio was ready to provide an enabling atmosphere for business to flourish and called on the Fulla community to be agents of change by supporting the SLPP Presidential candidate.
He called on Fullas to be proud of themselves and to always contribute to the development of their country.
Lawyer Timbo said although Fullas are known for their humility, he singled out education as the main factor that has contributed to the development of their tribe.
He said with people like him in politics, the Fullas, as the third largest tribe is assured of its rightful place in all spheres of human development in the country.
The well-attended meeting included Fulla Imams, The Chairman and members of the Fulla Progressive Union(FPU), the Deputy Mayor Bo, The Fulla Tribal Head men among others.
Earlier in his welcome address, I S. Bah, FPU President south thanked organizers of the meeting.
He noted that Lawyer Timbo has a household name in the country and recalled that it was Timbo’s father who among few elders stood tall in the establishment of the FPU in the country.
Chief Ernest Ndomahina who accompanied Lawyer Timbo said the SLPP motto of one country one people epitomises unity. He told his audience that SLPP has very good development agenda for the country and urged all to fight for the return of the party to power come March 2018.
FPU secretary general said they were delighted that their brother Timbo decided to join them in Jumah prayers.
The meeting ended with prayers for Maada Bio, Timbo and the country.