The Chairman and Leader of National Grand Coalition (NGC) party, Dr. Dennis Bright has spoken after the President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, His Excellency Brig. (Rtd.) Julius Maada Bio begged the 2018 NGC Presidential flagbearer; Hon. Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella to return to the ruling Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP).
After the rumours went round, the Chairman and Leader of NGC immediately released a statement, stating that it is impossible for Hon. Kandeh Yumkella to cross over to SLPP and it is far from the truth. Dr. Dennis Bright added that, they in NGC have high values and principles that guide their actions and they do not succumb to either baits or threats. He emphasized that, KKY is not available for cross-over and he is not going to join SLPP, “we are sorry that he is not available for cross-over transactions”. He spoke.
Dr. Dennis Bright urged Sierra Leoneans to enjoy their democracy. As the Chairman and Leader of NGC, he stated that, KKY will maintain the excellent relationship he has built over the years with politicians from different parties. “But he remains committed to his party, and will follow the direction that his party decides”. He concluded.
During the visit of President Bio in Kychom, Kambia District; the hometown of KKY, he begged the NGC Parliamentary Leader to return back to SLPP. In his response, after welcoming the President and spoke about respecting leaders and institutions, KKY told His Excellency that he will consider and get back to him. This made Sierra Leoneans to speculate that, the 2018 NGC Presidential flagbearer has crossed over to SLPP.
However, the Chairman and Leader of NGC; Dr. Dennis Bright has stated that, KKY is not going to join SLPP as he remains committed to his party and follow the direction that his party decides.
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