In the wake of Maada Bio’s presidential victory in the just concluded Sierra Leone run-off elections, the Presidency has announced that the inauguration of the President will take place on May 12th 2018.

A State House press release dated today, 11th April 2018 states that the inauguration will take place at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown. However, it is interesting to know that the inauguration coincidentally falls on the birthday of the new President.

The full statement reads:

“The office of the President wishes to inform the general public that the inauguration ceremony of His Excellency President Brigadier (Rtd) Juluis Maada Bio will take place on Saturday 12th May 2018 at the Siaka Stevens Stadium.

Further details concerning the programme will be announced in due course.”