The Political Parties Regulation Commission (PPRC) has in a press statement advised the Transitional Interim Independent Electoral Management Committee(TIIEMC) to put on hold the District Executive Elections slated for tomorrow Thursday,19th of January 2023.

PPRC in the statement cited several petitions received from almost all of the sixteen electoral districts in the country, aside from Bombali, Moyamba, and Kailahun, that might affect the conduct and outcome of the All Peoples Congress Party Constituency Executive elections and announced that the election will be on hold till the petitions are heard and determined.

The notice also informed all petitioners, the Chairman and Secretary of the ITGC, and the Chairman and District focal persons of the TIIEMC that the petitions will be heard on Friday 20th January 2023, at the Conference room of the Commission at Tower Hill Freetown, at 10 am.

It further informed that, apart from the petitioners and the party officials mentioned above, the commission will not allow any other person at the hearings.

The commission strongly advised non-officials of the TIIEMC and ITGC to stay away from the commission’s conference room.