President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has congratulated Julius Maada Bio on his re-election as President of the Sierra Leone in the presidential election of Saturday, 24th June 2023.
In a statement issued Friday, President Akufo-Addo said “the Sierra Leonean people are to be applauded for their peaceful and orderly conduct in the elections, which has strengthened the frontiers of multiparty democracy in Sierra Leone.”
“I commend his closest challenger, Dr. Samura Kamara, and the All Peoples Congress, for a well-fought electioneering campaign,” he stated.
President Akufo-Addo said that it is his hope and of all well-meaning democrats in and out of West Africa that the reactions of the Sierra Leoneans to the results, will serve to deepen the attachment of the people to democracy. “The world expects this of them.”
“I look forward to continuing to work with President Maada Bio in his second term of office so we can continue to build on the strong ties of friendship and co-operation which exists between our two countries.”
This fruitful and continuous working relations, President Akufo-Addo maintained, would be based on the shared agenda of development, prosperity and adherence to the tenets of good governance and the rule of law.
Rex Mainoo Yeboah, ISD