The people of Port Loko District are expecting not less than 5 cabinet posts in the All Peoples Congress (APC) Government.
This has been the hopes and aspirations of every category of stakeholder including Youths, Religious Bodies, Women and Children, ever since the day Hon. Ernest Bai Koroma was declared duly elected as President of the Country.
According to the Youths who formed the ‘Think Tank’ of this area their expectations are so high because, Port Loko has always been the operational Headquarters’ of the All People Congress Party (APC).
In spite of the fact that this District has been marginalized by previous regimes for so long, this District has always served as a safe haven for the bulk of government officials and other high raking dignitaries whenever there is an uprising in the country.
In addition to the fact that this district hosts the only international Airport which serves as a gateway to and from this country, – people argue that the electorate has performed remarkably well in both the 2007 Parliamentary and Presidential elections.
Port Loko District has 100% in the Parliamentary Elections by returning all the 10 seats in the ten consistencies for the APC.
As for the Presidential run-off elections results Port Loko emerged with 132,287 votes, making it the District with the Highest Votes in the Provinces.
The people say they generally want to live an improved status of life, have an enabling environment for the Education of their Children and job opportunities for the youths.