By Abubakarr Harding
The Electoral Commission for Sierra Leone (ECSL) has on the 26th May, 2023 officially announced the results of the Paramount Chief Members of Parliament (PCMP) elections which were held on Saturday, May 20, 2023. Elections were held in five districts namely Falaba (6 candidates), Bonthe (3 candidates), Kambia (2 candidates), Pujehun (2 candidates) and Bombali (2 candidates).
In the exercise of powers conferred upon Electoral Commission for Sierra Leone by Sections 33, 72, and 74 (l) (a) of the Constitution of Sierra Leone 1991, (Act No. 6 of 1991); and pursuant to Section 98 to 101 of the Public Elections Act, 2022 (Act No. 17 of 2022), it hereby publish the following:
For Bombali District Two (2) Paramount Chief Members of Parliament candidates contested the election as follows: PC KALAWA 111 Salifu Mannah and PC KIEHA 111 Kandeh Baba with the former pulling 954 votes (36.9) and the latter 1,630 votes (63.1).
Bombali PC KIEHA III Kandeh Baba was declared winner having pulled 1630 valid votes, Falaba PC MARRAH III Thor Thor Sheku T.T.N.K. Fonkola was declared winner having pulled 1,184 valid votes, for Kambia district PC NGBAK IV Bai Farama Tass Bubu was declared winner having pulled 3,479 valid votes, in Bonthe PC BIO Prince Lansana was declared winner having pulled 2,374 valid votes, for Pujehun district PC KEBBIE III Brima Victor Sidi, was declared winner having pulled 4,914 valid votes.
The Commission wished all the winners successful tenures in office.