Residents of Lungi, Portloko District referred to Alhaji Dr. Kandeh Yumkella, an aspiring Presidential candidate in the next Presidential elections of the country, as the only wayforward for the main opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party.
The Lungi indigenes made this statement while commenting on their Councillor’s decision to cross-carpet from the SLPP to the ruling party, on grounds that he is tired with the intra-party conflict in the SLPP.
This Madam N’boli Kamara, who is commonly called ‘SLPP Mama nar Lungi’ said he did not do in the interest of the people who voted for him because he was the SLPP candidate then.
Madam Kamara want on to affirm that the cross-carpet Councillor went alone to APC.
“…. na die go pull we nar SLPP”, Madam Kamara maintained emphasizing further that the Councillor met them in the SLPP and he will not be their reason for leaving the party.
She said if the Councillor was indeed genuine with the party, he should have consolidated efforts searching for solutions to the party’s challenges instead of joining APC.
“We are also unhappy with the current state of our party” the SLPP Mama confessed.
She went on to reveal that, that is why they have chosen to support a new Man but well experienced administrator in the person of Dr. Yumkella to save the party from selfish individuals whom she accused of distorting the party’s UNITY ideology.
She said with Dr. Yumkella the party would once again be together and stronger enough to defeat APC in the 2018 parliamentary and Presidential elections of Sierra Leone.