PRESIDENT BIO INITIATES CROSS-PARTY COMMITTEE TO ADDRESS POLITICAL VIOLENCE


The Office of the President wishes to inform the general public that following a meeting with a delegation from the All People’s Congress Party led by Dr. Samura Kamara on concerns of political violence and intimidation, His Excellency, President Julius Maada Bio has initiated a cross-party committee to address incidents of political violence and intimidation across the country.

The cross-party committee will comprise the leadership of both Sierra Leone People’s Party and All People’s Congress Party. His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio has also instructed the cross-party committee to work in concert with the Sierra Leone Police to investigate all complaints of violence and intimidation and to ensure that the law is applied with full force against anyone found culpable.

The Office of the President also wishes to inform the general public that contrary to frivolous allegations making the rounds on social media, so far, no warrant of arrest is known to have been issued against any government officers. At the same time, all persons are strictly warned that their conduct should always be in conformity with the maintenance of good governance and law and order in the country.

 

 

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STATE HOUSE

FREETOWN                                                                                                   7TH APRIL 2018

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