From Awareness Times Newspaper in Freetown

SLPP Aspirants Pay One Hundred Million Leones
Aug 27, 2010, 17:18

The race for the well coveted SLPP Flagbearer position has really heated up with aspirants falling in line to pay the stipulated initial deposit of Ten Million Leones each to a Special Bank Account before the candidate will be recognised as an aspirant. As of the close of Banking Business yesterday, August 26th 2010, Dr. Kadi Sesay, Lawyer Alpha Timbo, Engineer Usman Boie Kamara, Engineer Andrew Keili, Brigadier (rtd) Maada Bio, former Foreign Minister Momodu Koroma, former Energy Minister Emmanuel Grant, Paramount Chief Somanen Kapen II, Retired American Civil Servant Umaru Dumbuya and one other unidentified person had all paid the sum of ten million leones thus automatically swelling the Special Bank Account to the tune of Le100,000,000. More aspirants including former Education Minister Alpha Wurie and medical doctor, Dr. Anthony Soyei are expected to also make their deposits before deadline of August 31, 2010.

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