The Independent Commission for Peace and National Cohesion (ICPNC), in collaboration with the Commonwealth and ECOWAS, has conducted productive dialogues involving key stakeholders.

These crucial dialogues included discussions with the All People’s Congress Party delegation, led by Party Leader Dr. Samura Kamara, and the Government delegation, headed by Chief Minister Honourable Dr. David Sengeh. The team engaged with several prominent figures, including the Honourable Vice President of Sierra Leone, Dr. Mohammed Juldeh Jalloh, Former President His Excellency Ernest Bai Koroma, representatives from the Electoral Commission of Sierra Leone, and Mr. Abdulai Caulker, National Security Coordinator at the Office of National Security.

Additionally, the team paid a courtesy visit to His Excellency Rid. Brigadier Dr. Julius Maada Bio, the President of Sierra Leone.

These initial interactions mark the beginning of a broader framework for mediated dialogue between the government and the All People’s Congress Party, addressing the emerging issues stemming from the June 2023 general elections.

The ICPNC team commends the demonstrated willingness of all parties to seek consensus and promote dialogue. They urge these parties to continue on this path, working towards the shared goal of securing a just, peaceful, and cohesive Sierra Leone.