Former leader and presidential candidate for the National Grand Coalition (NGC) party Honorable Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella has been appointed Chairman of the presidential initiative for climate change and food security by President Bio.

Yumkella’s appointment came in the second appointment of President Bio after his re-election.

Prior to the June 24th, 2023 elections, Yumkella joined forces with President Bio and the Sierra Leone People Party (SLPP) for its re-election.