20th July 2017
"Minkailu Mansaray is the Only One for APC," Oseh Sawyer Affirms
By Editayo G. Temple (03/03/17)
As APC politicians declare for the coveted APC flag-bearer post, Minkailu Mansaray's name is tipped as the only fit one to lead the party.
Popular comedian and veteran of the All Peoples Congress (APC) party, Comrade Oseh Sawyer has called on His Excellency President Ernest Bai Koroma, potential delegates and members of the National Executive Council of the party to elect or select, Alhaji Minkailu Mansaray (pictured) as their next flag-bearer for the forthcoming General Elections.
Mr. Oseh Sawyer noted that he is making this clarion call because Hon. Minkailu Mansaray is the most appropriate successor that would seek the welfare of the people of Sierra Leone and members of the APC party.
"Na only Comrade Minkailu Mansaray Nor Go Lef We Na Street, after President Koroma", Mr. Oseh Sawyer said in Krio, the local parlance. It means: 'Only Comrade Minkailu Mansaray will continue to help them after President Koroma'. He said this is a position upheld by Mr. Alexandra Buckle, elder brother of the late Sydney Buckle alias D.J Clef.
Apparently, as part of his disciplinary and adherence approach to issues and policies, Minkailu Mansaray has recently cautioned and encouraged a cross section of supporters, members and stakeholders of the ruling APC party who met him at his Goderich residence to uphold the APC's succession policy, which laid emphasis on time management and rules of engagement.
One of the supporters Mohamed Kamara noted: "We have trust and confidence in the leadership of Alhaji Minkailu Mansarray and that is why we decided to visit him as members of the same political institution (APC), to seek his consent before we start campaigning and putting modalities in place for him to succeed our result oriented Chairman and Leader, His Excellency, President Ernest Bai Koroma.
But he has asked us to leave everything to God Almighty and respect the succession policy of our party, thus wait until the executive of the APC declare campaign open for would be flag-bearer or Presidential aspirant." A statement supported by Mrs. Margrett Sankoh, a member of the Women's Congress of the indomitable APC party.
Martha Kargbo, a member of the APC Disabled Wing said: "We know what he has done for the less privileged, grassroots and disabled community of this country and by extension our party as Deputy Leader and Chairman. So we have strong conviction and belief that he is a true blooded APC and should be the only one to succeed President Koroma and take us to the promise land."
When contacted for his take in light of the aforementioned, the seasoned, decisive, erudite and philanthropic politician Minkailu Mansarray intimated this writer that: "Power comes from God and above all, we are now focus on our Agenda for Prosperity in a bid to ensure that we seek the welfare of our people. As a matter of fact, my allegiance is with President Koroma who happens to be our fountain of honour, Chairman and Leader of our beloved APC party. And when the time comes, we will cross that bridge."
Courtesy: Editayo George Temple, The Investigative Journalist