The former Chairman of the ruling Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP), Chief Alhaji Bai Sherbora Sumanoh Kapen III has been found on a wheelchair.

Chief Sumanoh Kapen was the chairman and leader of Sierra Leone’s ruling party, Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP).

He served as Paramount Chief of Mambolo Chiefdom in Kambia District from 1989 to 2007. In 2011, he was elected deputy leader of the SLPP party.

Chief Kapen was elected chairman and leader of the SLPP at the party’s 2013 convention held in the southern city of Bo, defeating his closest rival, former Ambassador to Ghana Alie Bangura, in a close race for the SLPP leadership position.

The most famous politician in Kambia District, Sumanoh Kapen has been found in a wheelchair.