In a brief engagement with a cross section of members called Center of Knowledge base situated at Police Barracks Mena Junction Makeni, Rtd. Brigadier Julius Maada Bio paid a visit and was welcomed by members of the base.
In his statement Mr. Bio mentioned a lot of developmental issues with specific reference to youth unemployment, unity among regions and a peaceful coexistence among all. Adding that if voted as president he will ensure the lives of the young generation be upgraded.
Responding to questions levied to him by lawyer Boniface one among the lawyers whose role in helping young people especially in legal matters remain eminent asked Mr. Bio about his employment history since 1996 adding that it will be very difficult to handover power to someone who absolutely depends on friends and close party allied especially when it comes to the issue of the presidency .
In his response, Bio angrily answered that leadership is different from employment and he was actually been working when he handed over power to the SLPP and remain as coffee exporter in Kenema, Kono and Kailahun .
Angrily he reiterated that such question has never been asked to other flag bearer aspirants but however appreciate for giving him such opportunity. He promised to pay another visit at the base in later times.