The ruling Sierra Leone People’s Party and the National Grand Coalition NGC will witness the launch of the signing of the strategic Alliance between the two parties today Sunday 23rd, April at the Bintumani Conference Center in Freetown.

This political family marriage did come after Dr. Kandeh Yumkella meeting with President Maada Bio and his Vice President Dr. Juldeh Jalloh, honourable Yumkella twitted that, “We have reached a crucial turning point in our political history, where we prioritize peace and set aside personal ambitions for a better salone.” The view expressed by KKY underpinned the basis of the alliance between the ruling SLPP and NGC.

In a joint press release, the parties stated that they had resolved to work together to promote inclusive governance and national development amongst other reasons.

In addition, the joint press also release re-echoed KKY’s moves of setting aside his personal ambition to become President of Sierra Leone, at least for the next five years where it is stated, “We have agreed to pull our resources together to ensure the victory of President Julius Maada Bio in the June 24 Presidential elections and the candidates of our respective parties”.