The Electoral Commission for Sierra Leone on Wednesday 23rd August 2023, returned eleven thousand ballot boxes that had been borrowed for the conduct of the June 24th 2023 elections.
The Noth-Western Region Commissioner; Commissioner Albert Samba Kanu who acted on behalf of the returning Officer, Mr. Mohamed Konneh, delivered the thanks of the President and the Sierra Leonean people who were aided by the provision of the boxes. He assured the representative of the Guinea, Mr. Moustapha, of Sierra Leone’s support if and when needed.
Mr. Moustapha thanked the group for the return of the boxes whilst committing his country to rendering future assistance. He elaborated on the historical cordial relationship between the two countries, with mutual benefits.
The Assistant Director of Operations and Media representatives were in attendance to witness the handing over.
The Electoral Commission for Sierra Leone (ECSL) had borrowed these boxes in May 2023 for the conduct of Sierra Leone’s multi tier elections which concluded in the reelection of President Julius Maada Bio.