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Unless all the APC votes dry up completely and Solomon Berewa makes a clean sweep of all the remaining votes left in the SLPP  stronghold, Sierra Leoneans can legitimately say today that there has been a change of batons at State House--And a  young man who answers to the name of Ernest Bai Koroma, will soon have a new nomenclature--MR. PRESIDENT.

Only the deepest dreamer among the SLPP  support cast can now nurse any hope that their Presidential candidate , Solomon Berewa can still make a comeback, erase Mr. Koroma's commanding lead and win. Today's results from the National Election Commission ( NEC)  left SLPP  realists conceding that  the game was up : READ THE FULL REPORT BELOW :

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SLPP FACES BIG SPLIT  OVER BEREWA'S CONCESSION

 
 

An SLPP Insider told COCORIOKO  today that a big split hit the ruling SLPP  after the release of today's results by the National Elections Commission ( NEC) ,which leaves the party without any more realistic and genuine hope of retaining power. Our source said in an emergency SLPP  meeting, a split arose between those who want Presidential candidate, Mr. Solomon Berewa , to concede and those who want him to fight on. .Our informant said that the Deputy Minister of Defence, Joe Blell is leading the faction that is requesting that the SLPP  accept reality and concede defeat in the national interest. The other faction, led by the Presidential candidate himself vowed to fight on to the last vote. Berewa is however being strongly opposed by bitter members who think that he will only lose face further by trying to fight a losing battle. 

 Already some angry SLPP  youths have  not spared any bones to complain that certain executive members of the SLPP  have been making them live in a fool's paradise for the past month with assurances that all will be well in the final analysis, whereas things were gloomy.They are accusing executive members of deceiving them. Some of the people being blamed for taking the youths for a ride are the Publicity Secretary, Mr.Victor Reider , the Secretary General ,Mr. Jacob Jusu Saffa and others .

Meanwhile , some  realistic SLPP  members have started packing in anticipation of a change of government

 
 
EVEN THE PROFESSIONAL LIERS DO RUN OUT OF LIES.
By Foday Mansaray 
It was only today after the usual Press briefings by Dr Christiana Thorpe (NEC) and the announcement of the new figures signaling  a widening lead by  the All Peoples Congress (APC) Presidential candidate  and Leader , Hon. Ernest Bai Koroma, that the Sierra Leone People Party (SLPP) READ MORE 

 

 
 
EVEN THE PROFESSIONAL LIERS DO RUN OUT OF LIES.
By Foday Mansaray 
It was only today after the usual Press briefings by Dr Christiana Thorpe (NEC) and the announcement of the new figures signaling  a widening lead by  the All Peoples Congress (APC) Presidential candidate  and Leader , Hon. Ernest Bai Koroma, that the Sierra Leone People Party (SLPP) READ MORE 
EVEN THE PROFESSIONAL LIERS DO RUN OUT OF LIES.
By Foday Mansaray 
It was only today after the usual Press briefings by Dr Christiana Thorpe (NEC) and the announcement of the new figures signaling  a widening lead by  the All Peoples Congress (APC) Presidential candidate  and Leader , Hon. Ernest Bai Koroma, that the Sierra Leone People Party (SLPP) READ MORE 
EVEN THE PROFESSIONAL LIERS DO RUN OUT OF LIES.
By Foday Mansaray 
It was only today after the usual Press briefings by Dr Christiana Thorpe (NEC) and the announcement of the new figures signaling  a widening lead by  the All Peoples Congress (APC) Presidential candidate  and Leader , Hon. Ernest Bai Koroma, that the Sierra Leone People Party (SLPP) READ MORE 
EVEN THE PROFESSIONAL LIERS DO RUN OUT OF LIES.
By Foday Mansaray 
It was only today after the usual Press briefings by Dr Christiana Thorpe (NEC) and the announcement of the new figures signaling  a widening lead by  the All Peoples Congress (APC) Presidential candidate  and Leader , Hon. Ernest Bai Koroma, that the Sierra Leone People Party (SLPP) READ MORE