In a historic move, the Terms of Reference (TOR) for the tripartite committee were officially signed today, Tuesday, February 6th, at the Ministry of Information and Civic Education, Youyi Building- Brookfileds.
This committee, a response to a communique signed between the APC party and the SLPP regime on October 18th, has been tasked with investigating the June 24th multitier elections and proposing reforms to electoral laws.
The press conference announcing the signing saw a remarkable turnout, showcasing the international community’s acknowledgment of the committee’s significance.
The presence of international delegates underscores the global resonance of the committee’s objectives and highlights the collective effort needed to address electoral issues.
The TOR emphasizes the necessity for a comprehensive investigation into the contentious June 24th polls, with the expectation that all available evidence will be thoroughly examined, leading to recommendations based on findings.
Anticipation surrounds the possibility of a unanimous recommendation for a rerun of the June polls, driven by the belief that evidence presented will underscore the need for a fair and transparent electoral process.
Allegations of irregularities and voter fraud during the June 24th elections have fueled unrest within the population, making the restoration of democracy imperative. The signing of the TOR signifies a commitment from all parties involved to pursue a rigorous investigation and implement essential reforms.
The tripartite committee is expected to work diligently and impartially to uncover the truth behind the June 24th elections, with their recommendations eagerly awaited as they hold the key to rebuilding trust in the democratic process.
The ultimate goal is to ensure a fair and transparent electoral system for the people of Sierra Leone, thus fully restoring democracy in the nation.