19 for SLPP Leadership
Of the 23 that expressed interest for SLPP leadership, 19 passed the test and have been endorsed for the contest.
It has reached this press that persons certified for the challenge have all paid their Le50 million Leones registration fee as was stipulated 31st December of last year.
SLPP headquarter sources say late payment will not be accepted at all.
Applicants have had enough time to pay fees compulsorily mandated by bigwigs of the SLPP.
March 5th is being set aside for the SLPP national convention which will also see the election of the party leader ahead of the 2012 Presidential and Parliamentary elections.
The convention, it is revealed, is expected to take place in Freetown.
Four aspirants were dropped on default of payment of the Le 50,000,000 registration fee.
One, who asked for his name not to be mentioned, blamed the SLPP for not giving them ample time to raise the Le 50,000,000 registration fee.
The race for flagbearership in the SLPP continues to burn up day in day out.
Aspirants are reportedly engaging towns, villages and cities to lure in delegates for their votes.
Names such as Dr. Kadi Sesay, Usman Boie, Maada Bio, Anthony Soyie and others have had a busy time winning the minds of youths, elders and core party members for their votes.
Unconfirmed information states that some of the aspirants have been spending money on delegates for their votes.
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