Ahead of June 24th General Elections.. President Bio Paint Bo Town Green
In continuation of his June 24th campaign in the South, over 50,000 supporters, and sympathisers, including thousands of APC supporters on Thursday 9th June 2023 assembled at the Bo Mini Stadium to welcome and thank His Excellency the President Dr. Julius Maada Bio, the First Lady Dr. Fatima Maada Bio and the Executive of the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) for the transformative strides of his government in changing and improving the lives of the people of Bo and the Southern Region as a whole.
In his address to the people of Bo, His Excellency the President Dr.Julius Maada Bio expressed his thanks and appreciation to the leadership of the party in the district and the people of Bo for coming out in their thousands to welcome and thank him.
“Iam not surprised to see you all here, this is home for me, i am home, you made me proud, iam not here to campaign but to say thank you for supporting me in 2018 and now”, president Bio said.
He used the opportunity to explain his 2023 People’s manifesto to the people of Bo, and profer reasons to them as to why they should vote for SLPP come june 24th.
President Bio admitted that he had fulfilled his 2018 promise to the people of Bo by providing them 24 hours Electricity, Water, Empower the women and youths, introduce progressive laws, introduce the Free Quality Education, pay BECE, WASSCE, and NPSE Fees among others.
He pleaded on the people to refrain from violence during this electioneering perood.
” Each votes counts, so on June 24th you must all go out and vote for me and the SLPP. No run-off means more votes for Me” He appealed.
President Bio, welcomed the over one thousand APC supporters into the SLPP and assured them of their safety in the party.
In her brief statement, Her Excellency the First Lady Dr. Fatima Maada Bio who was shocked with the turnout in Bo, thanked the people of Bo for believing in his husband and for supporting their brother amidst the challenges the world is facing right now.
She revealed that by Voting for President Bio is voting for the future of their children and the country, voting for President Bio is voting for the continuation of the Free Quality Education, women’s and Youths Empowerment, Rural Electrification, Hands Off our Girls, Sanitary Pads Distributions, international accreditation and recognitions, among others.
She urged the people to come out on the 24th June and vote overwhelmingly for President Bio and the SLPP.
Further statements of appreciation and assurances were made by stakeholders of the party and the former Vice president under the APC Hon. Victor BockarieFoh and the NGC Leader, Dr. Kandeh Yumkella. The meeting was chaired by the Chairman of the SLPP Prince Alex Harding. The meeting was climaxed by musical performances by musicians in Sierra Leone.
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