Statement by:HE John Dramani Mahama, Chair of the Commonwealth Observer Group to Sierra Leone
This is the Interim Statement of the Commonwealth Observer Group,and it is issued with the results process yet to be formally completed.
The Commonwealth Observer Group commends the people of Sierra Leone for the peaceful and orderly manner you went about the voting process on 7 March 2018. The Group has been present in Sierra Leone since 28th February.
Ahead of Election Day,we met with a broad range of stakeholders to gain a comprehensive picture of the electoral processes and environment.We met with the National Electoral Commission of Sierra Leone (NEC),political parties,civil society, including women and youth groups, media representatives, the Office of National Security, Commonwealth
High Commissioners and other national and international election observer missions.
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