President Bio has on 20th October 2023 been named “African President of the Year 2023” at the 8th annual London Political Summit and Awards.

Professor Pauline Long, who is a onetime Nobel Peace Prize Recipient moderated the proceedings at the summit. It started with a parliamentary discussion hosted by the Rt Hon. Paul Bristow, MP for Peterborough, in the British House of Parliament, which was based on the theme: “How can the People, Politics, and Power Sustain Peace?”

President Bio received the award happily which demonstrated a significant milestone in his governance system. He expressed his gratitude to the Rebranding Africa Forum and emphasized that the award symbolizes the united efforts and dedication of all Sierra Leoneans.

He said that the award just signifies a continuation of a greater journey and that it is the importance of unity and collaboration in achieving progress and positive change, maintaining that he remained aware of the existing challenges facing the country and the continent, for which he assured of his total commitment to the people of Sierra Leone.