2018 SLPP Flagbearer Race… Maada Bio Tops

By Thomas S. Kembay

The 2012 Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) Presidential candidate and one of the 2018 presidential flagbearer aspirants of the same Rtd. Brig. Julius Maada Bio has, according to party sources taken the lead for the 2018 flagbearer race following the just concluded lower level elections across the country.

Impeccable party sources have disclosed that the just concluded lower level elections which determine delegates for the flagbearer election is in favour of Bio and against the All Aspirants Alliance (AAA) which is comprise of more than aspirants in the race.

The source furthered that supporters and sympathizers of the Bio camp, dubbed Pa-O-Pa swept majority of the votes in all the 112 Constituencies in the country giving the Bio over 80% chances to emerge winner in the forthcoming flagbearer race.

It could be recalled that Bio had jubilated over the outcome of the lower level election which he said was free, fair and transparent.

However, according to political pundits, Rtd. Brig. Bio does not have the national appeal to take SLPP to State House.