Friends of Alimamy Coleson Turay (FACT), commonly called the Rising Sun and APC Golden Women and Grassroot groups in the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) Party, have unanimously called on Sierra Leone’s Deputy Ambassador to the United States of America, Hon. Alimamy Coleson Turay to throw his hat for national executive position ahead of the September 5th& 6th 2017, National Delegates Conference of the APC in Makeni.
In an exclusive interview with Awareness Times Newspaper, Public Relations Officer of FACT, Alpha Sesay fondly called ‘Pen Pusher’ disclosed that they have long known Ambassador Turay for his contributions in the APC party since the party was in opposition. He declared that “Hon. Alimamy Coleson is a fine gentleman, who is accommodating and down to earth to all and sundry irrespective of age, colour, tribe, religion or region. He has related attributes and vision to that of His Excellency President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma and is capable of upholding the indelible legacies of President Koroma, that is why we want him to vie for national position in the party”.
|Deputy Ambassador Coleson Turay
Secretary General, Friends of Alimamy Coleson Turay (FACT), Sahid Mohamed Kanu maintained that Hon. Colseson Turay is not a new comer in the party as he was the National Deputy Publicity Secretary back when the party was in opposition. He was also the member of parliament, representing constituency 98 from 2007 to 2012. “Ambassador Alimamy Coleson Turay is indeed a true and loyal member of the APC, on these basis, the friends of Alimamy Coleson Turay are calling on him to swiftly jump into the race and run for either the Deputy Chairman of the APC Party or for Presidential Flag bearer race of the party especially when the party is facing a crucial period of transitional”. Noted Sahid Mohamed Kanu.
Chairlady of APC Goldern Women, Aunty Ballay kargbo, said that Ambassador Coleson Turay is an honest, hardworking man with a plethora of political and private sector experiences that can drive Sierra Leone into more developmental activities like President Ernest Bai Koroma. She added that Ambassador Coleson Turay has the savvy that will build on to continue and uphold the legacies of President Koroma, especially, The Agenda for Prosperity (A4P).
“Hon. Almamy Coleson Turay is a social scientist, diplomat, religious tolerance and an experienced grass-root politician with national and international recognition. He is charismatic and liked by voters”. Madam Kargbo said.
However, Honourable Ambassador Coleson Turay could not be reached before press but his supporters assured this press that the deputy ambassador will answer to the call of his people to contest for either national position in the party or flagbearer of the APC party.
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