The President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni has congratulated President Bio over the landslide victory in the June 24th general elections marking the re-election of the president for the second term in office.

President Yoweri Museveni noted that the re-election of President Bio by the people of Sierra Leone is a sign of trust and confidence they have in him, following his path in the first mandate.

His statement reads as follows:

โ€œOn behalf of the Government and the people of Uganda, and on my own behalf, I warmly congratulate you on your re-election as the President of the Republic of Sierra Leone in the elections of 24 June 2023. Your re-election is a sign of confidence and trust by the people of Sierra Leone in your capabilities.

Uganda and Sierra Leone enjoy strong, fraternal and cordial bilateral relations, which we must harness further for the mutual development and prosperity of our countries and peoples. Indeed, our pursuit of the bond of brotherhood and friendship manifests in our stand on Pan-Africanism on the continent.

Therefore, in keeping with the historical ties between Uganda and

Sierra Leone, I reaffirm our unwavering support for the bilateral relations between the two countries.

While wishing you a successful tenure in office, I look forward to working with you on matters of mutual interest to our people’s benefit.

Accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.โ€