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NEWS : Politics  

As his new party contest its first election in South-East:....Kamarainba ready to Disgrace JOB & APC in Segbwema
By Emmanuel I. Kamara
May 26, 2017, 17:08
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Chairman and Leader of the Alliance Democratic Party (ADP), Mohamed Kamarainba Mansaray has on Thursday 25th May 2017, told Awareness Times Newspaper that the ADP is ready to disgrace both the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) party as well as John Oponjo Benjamin (JOB) of the main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) in tomorrow’s bye election for Ward 025, Segbwema Town, Kailahun District, Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. Segbwema is the birthplace of JOB and considered to be an opposition SLPP stronghold. However, the ruling APC has been making inroads into the area. Despite this, Kamarainba says his newly formed ADP will beat both SLPP and APC parties tomorrow thus putting the two older parties into shame and the disgrace of being beaten by a new kid on the block.

 

Mr. Kamarainba Mansaray disclosed that the coming bye election in Segbwema will be the first election that the ADP is contesting in South Eastern Sierra Leone and that his motive is to sell the vision of his party and preach a message of change to the people of the South-East.

 

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Kamarainba added that he has enjoyed a peaceful campaign in the Ward and that he is satisfied with the cooperation of the people. He went on that the ADP is well prepared for the election as he salutes the role of the police in the conduct of ADP’s rallies.

 

Meanwhile, giving his own side, the former Chairman and Leader of the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP), John Oponjo Benjamin, who himself hailed from Segbwema Town, accused the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) of using money to buy votes ahead of tomorrow’s bye election in Ward 025, Segbwema, Kailahun district.

 

John Oponjo Benjamin (JOB) of SLPP

 

Mr. Benjamin made the accusation during a telephone interview with Awareness Times Newspaper. He alleged that Honorable Robin Falley, former Member of Parliament of Segbwema and the APC candidate Joseph Moijue are hell-bent in deceiving the people at all cost for the APC to win that seat as he accused them of using money to buy votes.

 

The SLPP strongman however said he remained hopeful for his party to maintain the Ward. John Oponjo Benjamin said that the good works of the late councilor will give them overwhelming victory come tomorrow. Meanwhile, giving his own side, the National Secretary General of the APC Party, Ambassador Osman Foday Yansaneh has dismissed allegations made by the John Oponjo Benjamin that the APC is using money to buy votes ahead of Saturday’s bye election in Ward 025, Segbwema.

 

Mohamed Kamarainba Mansaray of ADP

 

Ambassador Yansaneh described the allegations as baseless and unfounded as he said the APC party doesn’t practice such politics. He said, “John Benjamin is jittery over the growing popularity of the APC candidate that’s why he is making false accusations”.

 

The APC Scribe disclosed to Awareness Times News Paper that as a party they are well prepared for a simple victory come Saturday. He added that John Benjamin, Sama Banya and John Karimu were all SLPP Finance Ministers from that district and that they all left with no road or legacy to point at in the district.


Meanwhile, three political parties have nominated their candidates for the Saturday’s poll. The APC has Joseph Moijue, SLPP with Alusine Kamara and the ADP with Jenneh Kangoma.


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