He said that the police had interrupted a political rally by his party where he says he was attacked back in September. Bio also cited wikileaks reports that President Koroma interfered with the arrest of former minister of Transport Kemoh Sesay during the Cocaine Saga investigations in 2008.
Bio complained that ex UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has been overly supportive of Koroma’s APC government and asked for a more critical assessment of his regime. Blair has previously called Koroma one of “Africa’s visionary leaders”. In short Bio believes that Blair’s support of Koroma’s government could jeopardise Sierra Leone’s fagile democracy.
SWITSALONE SIDEBAR : What are your thoughts on Tony Blair’s continued involvement in Sierra Leone? Could he jeopardise the nation’s democracy? Does Sierra Leone need foreign UK involvement to guarantee free and fair elections in 2012.