Speaking at the event, Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) Secretary General in Kono, Sahr Hindowa Mansaray said their party has always been committed to democracy and good governance in the country.
Therefore he went on they as party will develop it campaign strategy for the 2018 elections in accordance with the citizen’s manifesto.
Commenting on the song the secretary general encouraged Sierra Leoneans to consider the underdeveloped status of the country while making decision to vote in the polls.
A Councilor in the Koidu New Sembehun City Council, Isata Kamanda said they as politicians in the district know the relevance of a people’s oriented manifesto, adding that the citizen’s manifesto will help make development simple for them.
Members of the Consortium in the eastern district displayed the key priority targets of the manifesto.
ActionAid Sierra Leone is part of the Standing Together for Democracy Consortium and its Head of Program and Policy, Foday Swaray recommended for the citizen’s manifesto to be renamed as ‘Watin Di People Want’. This, he went on, will prevent politicians from playing games with its contents.
She emphasized the need for candidates in the March 7 polls to declare their assets before elected into public offices. This she said will empower citizens to ask questions of the source of wealth acquired by public officials after serving their official terms.