Gambian Mayor Talib Ahmed Bensouda has congratulated Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr for her re-election as Mayor of Freetown.

The Gambian Mayor Posted on his Facebook page “Congratulations Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, a resounding victory well deserved. You are a rare talent that your Country needs, I’m glad they recognize it. I look forward to more years of collaboration and your regional leadership at the sub-national level

Replying to his congratulatory Message, the Mayor elected states ”Thanks my dear brother Mayor Talib Ahmed Bensouda Mayor Talib Ahmed Bensouda!! So grateful for your collaboration, support and encouragement”

The Electoral Commission for Sierra Leone (ECSL) announced Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, candidate of the All People’s Congress (APC), as the winner of the 2023 Freetown City Council elections. Aki-Sawyerr emerged as the victor, defeating her main rival, Mohamed ‘Gento’ Kamara, candidate of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP). The tightly contested mayoral election reflects the active engagement of the citizens in shaping the future of Freetown