Ahead of Elections Internal Affairs Ministry to Structure Okada Movements
Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Retired Major Sengu Koroma has said his ministry will soon meet with the police and other stakeholders to structure the use of commercial motor-bikes during political campaigns as the 2018 elections approach.
Koroma made this disclosure during his tour in Bo and Kenema cities, last week, where his ministry held non-violence meetings. The Deputy Minister cautioned politicians not to misuse commercial riders during their campaigns. He said politicians should not use misinformation as their political tool which he noted can lead to unrest if that goes into the brains of the youths, sub-consciously.
He admonished the youths to desist from clicks and violence, assuring that the police will handle the situation and no stone will be left UN turned when it comes to providing security for the entire country. He said “poapa” the peace should be maintained as far as the ministry is concerned.
Retired Major Sengu Koroma praised the new police boss, I.G. Dr. Richard Moibeh and his Deputy Dr. Al-Sheik Kamara saying they are well experienced to handle the security of the state.
He earlier expressed his profound satisfaction over the country’s security situation noting that the government of Ernest Koroma has been providing the all the security the country needs over the past ten years, without any major unrest, he pointed out.
Meanwhile, Okader Union executives in Bo have assured the ministry of Internal Affairs that they will not allow politicians to misuse the members of the union.
By Ilyasa Baa
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