Out of six contestants, in the just concluded primary election for the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) symbol in Constituency One in Kailahun district, Alice Mamie Foyah, wife of Sierra Leone’s ambassador to Liberia Patrick Foyah, secured 58 votes out of 108.
The main contender, Navo Kaikai, bagged 22 votes slightly above the incumbent Hon. Sallu Ndoleh with 20.
Though with a heavy heart, Novo Kaikai admonished her supporters at the end of the election to team up with winner Mamie Foyah in the spirit of “one people, one country”.Before he declared the polls opened the returning officer who is SLPP chairman in Kailahun District, Sahr Gevoa, requested every contestant to come up with any objection but there was none. Prior to the election tension was mounting between Navo Kaikai and Mamie Foyah but towards the eve and subsequent day of voting, the tension dissipated.