Sierra Leone has a new Elections boss, Dr Thorpe is out

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After 10 years and two terms as the Chief Electoral Commissioner and Chair of Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission (NEC) Dr. Christiana Thorpe’s time there has come to an end. The President has appointed Mr. Mohamed N’fah-Alie Conteh, Electoral Commissioner  for the Northern Region as the new NEC boss subject to parliamentary approval.

Mr. Conteh has been with the National Electoral Commission for 24 years. He reached the role of Commissioner in May last year when he was appointed by the President and approved by parliament. He is the newest of the commissioners at NEC.

Source: State House Communications Unit

Photo: Standard Times