Reports reaching this press indicate that the candidate of the All People’s Congress in Port Loko Constituency 49, councillor Isatu G Koroma, emerged winner of the March 29th parliamentary bye election.
She is perceived to have secured a comfortable win over her opponent, Haja Sankoh, of the PMDC by 4000 votes.
Many people view this as a mere formality for the fact that Port Loko District has always been the stronghold and operational headquarters of the APC.
It is reported that Isatu G Koroma defeated her opponent in 53 out of 54 polling stations.
Sources at the NEC Port Loko office indicate that the final results will be announced on 7th April 2008.