PPRC PRESS RELEASE 3rd January, 2018
Pursuant to its mandate as provided in the Constitution of Sierra Leone Act No. 6 of 1991 and the Political Parties Act No. 3 of 2002, the Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) hereby admonishes registered political parties that are yet to go to Party Conferences to do so with immediate effect.
Furthermore, political parties are hereby advised to adhere to Section 35 (2) of the 1991 Constitution which states that; “The internal organisation of a political party shall conform to democratic principles, and its aims, objectives, purposes and programmes shall not contravene, or be inconsistent with, any provisions of this Constitution”.
The Leadership of all registered political parties that are yet to go to Convention are herby advised to act in compliance with the provisions of their party constitution failing which the Commission will advise the National Electoral Commission (NEC) to reject any nomination put forward by the affected parties.
Patrick O. Hamilton