The leader and Presidential candidate of Sierra Leone’s main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) party, Samura Kamara is meeting with members of the British Parliament to discuss the current political climate in Sierra Leone and the APC’s plans to contest the upcoming election.

Kamara, who is currently meeting with senior party members in London are discussing the upcoming 24 June General and Presidential elections with the British MPs.

This meeting comes amidst growing tensions in Sierra Leone, as the country gears up for what is expected to be a highly contested election.

On Sunday, 7 May 2023, Kamara visited the Commonwealth Secretariat in London and met with the Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland KC, and discuss key issues related to the elections and national unity.

During the meeting, Kamara and the Secretary-General discussed the importance of upholding democratic and Commonwealth values in the election process. They also discussed the need for peaceful and inclusive elections that promote national unity and respect for diversity.

The APC Presidential candidate visit to the UK is seen as a critical opportunity for the APC to shore up international support and to gain the backing of the British government.