DECLARATION OF DATE FOR THE CONDUCT OF LOCAL COUNCIL RE-RUN BYE ELECTION IN WARD 196, KAMBIA DISTRICT COUNCIL, ON SATURDAY, 2nd MARCH 2019.
1. In exercise of the powers confered on it by Section 33 of the Constitution of Sierra Leone, 1991( Act No. 6 of 1991); and pursant to provisions of Sections 69(1) and 70 (1) of the Public Elections Act, 2012 (Act No. 4 of 2004) and Section 10 of the Local Government Act 2004 (Act No. 1 of 2004 ), the National Electoral Commission makes the following proclamation:
2. Saturday 2nd day of March 2019 is hereby declared as the day for the conduct of Local Council re-run Bye Election in Ward 196, Kambia District.
3. According to a letter from the Chief Administrator of the Kambia District Council, dated 11th July 2018, the vacancy occurred as a result of the death of
Ibrahim Kella Conteh(RIP) of Ward 196, Tonko Limba Chiefdom, Constituency 058, Kambia District; whose death took place on Sunday 1st July 2018.
4. Political Parties and the general public are hereby reminded that there will be no new nominations; as this is a re-run Local Council Bye Election that was cancelled during the polls as violence erupted in some Polling Stations, and thus obstructed voting in some Polling Centres on Saturday 29th September 2018.
Dated this 14thday of January, 2019.
Mohamed N’fah-Alie Conteh
Chief Electoral Commissioner and Chairman, National Electoral Commission.