As 2018 Election Draws Close Sleepless Nights for MPs
Report reaching the Sierra Express Media revealed, two Members of Parliament in Constituency 032 formerly Constituency 031 in Bombali District, Hon. Martin Bangura and Hon. Alhassan Kamara of Constituency 096 in Freetown are facing stiff resistance from their constituents to either give way to other eligible aspirants or they risk to lose their seats if they make any attempt to continue in office.
According to the Headman of Worreh Makankry Village in Bombali District, Makarie Gbantie Chiefdom, Lamin Kamara, they are disappointed at their representative for abandoning the entire chiefdom just after his election.
“Today, we are shocked and amazed to hear Hon. Martin Bangura who they described as a failed legislator and lacked the requisite knowledge to represent them”, said the Headman adding that as far as education is concerned, Worreh Makankry Village which fall under the purview of the imposed law maker who cannot boast of any school or tangible development created under his tenure.
They threatened to vote for any opposition party if the APC hierarchies decide to give symbol to the same poor legislator who has been accused of not contributing in the well of Parliament throughout his days as the House of Parliament is prepares to close in December.
The most disheartening part of the story according to the decisive electorates, Hon. Bangura did not afraid of his God to allegedly used the Constituency Development Fund and make huge profit on poor people by buying rice in wholesale and sold it on retail prices to constituents in remote villages with no different to the price per cup of rice in Makeni City.
On the side of Honorable Alhassan Kamara, he has been described by voters in his constituency at Mount Zion, Calaba Town as a deceitful man because according to them, he never acted upon his promise of bringing electricity to the vicinity adding that the only time they see Hon. Kamara in that area was only when his name started appearing on front pages of newspapers accusing him of neglecting his constituents.
They admitted that, majority of them are die hearted supporters of the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) party but they determine to turn over their closes or T-Shirts if APC is not adhere to their request of changing or getting rid of Hon. Alhassan Kamara who they further described as the most ungrateful MP that has no time to meet with his people
By Abdulai Mento Kamara
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