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Vol 53 No 20

Published 5th October 2012


Sierra Leone

Sam stays on the ticket

As the official election campaign gets under way, the President decides to keep his beleaguered deputy on the ticket

President Ernest Bai Koroma has decided to keep his Vice-President, Samuel Sam-Sumana, on the governing All People’s Congress ticket in the 17 November general elections. Koroma spent most of September investigating alternative running mates without success, say sources in Freetown. It was only as the deadline for nominations approached on 30 September that Koroma told APC officials that he was retaining Sam-Sumana.

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