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Strategic Alliance confirmed, Kandeh Yumkellah of NGC pitches tent with the SLPP camp

2018 Flagbearer of the National Grand Coalition Dr. Kandeh Kolleh Yumkellah has officially endorsed His Excellency President Maada Bio and Vice President Juldeh Jalloh for re-election in the upcoming June 24th Presidential race.

In the late hours of Wednesday 12th April, Dr. Yumkellah took to his official Facebook to announce his aligning with the Sierra Leone’s People Party towards a “brighter future”.

He explained that his discussion with the party lasted a yearlong and he is setting aside his personal ambitions in favor of a better Sierra Leone.

President Bio in a tweet, stated that the alliance is meant to advance transformation and strengthen coalition.

Dr. Yumkellah's decision however concludes the debate as to which party he will be aligning with, after he was being wooed by both the All People's Congress and the Sierra Leone People's party and he had announced few weeks ago that he will be forming a strategic alliance with a political party soon.

This announcement had caused an upheaval in his party and prompted discuss as to his returning to his party of origin, the SLPP or the APC.


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