The Vice President of Sierra Leone, Samuel Sam Sumana, is expelled from the ruling party, All People’s Congress (APC). He was shown the exit door after a meeting by the National Advisory Council of the APC in the party’s headquarters in Freetown now.
The conference had in attendance Sierra Leone’s president, the secretary general of the ruling gathering, party ambassador Osman Yansaneh, along with several others. Though numerous got the information with crazy shock, the party is still to reveal reasons Sam Sumana was axed.
If stories about the Vice President Sam Sumana’s expulsion is something going by, then it comes as no surprise to Sierra Leoneans. Rumors of the VP’s expulsion from the gathering were making the rounds way returned, quite possibly prior to the 2012 election.
Before it had been reported the federal government was negotiating with an unidentified male of Kono ancestry to switch Samuel as the president’s running mate. Though the vice president was not eliminated in the long term, his official power and role kept diminishing nationally. Even with the banishment of his from the ruling party, Samuel nevertheless retains the role of his as the vice president of the nation.
Meanwhile, RCNews has gathered the vice president was fired from the APC for allegedly instigating violence, attempting to build a factional party in the house district of his of Kono, and providing info that is false about his Master’s degree certificate. While president Ernest Bai Koroma is still to throw much more light on this particular development, Sam Sumana has denied the allegations, insisting that the political foes of his are after him to tarnish his track record plus image for the nation.
Mr. Samuel was residing in the Country of America before time he was elected as Sierra Leone’s vice president in 2007. For awhile now, the description of Koroma’s connection with the vice of his continues to be an open secret. In reality, the tussle between the top as well as the deputy of his has went on to increase dread about the country’s stability.
Among the qualifications established by the 1991 Sierra Leone Constitution would be that the President and also Vice President both should belong to a political party to get started with an office. Nevertheless, the constitution doesn’t make some provisions for what must occur when the President or maybe Vice President cease to become members associated with a political party.
With respect to a vacancy in the Presidency or maybe Vice Presidency, the conditions are spelled out in Articles fifty along with fifty one and read: A Vice or President President might be eliminated from office if deemed physically or mentally incapacitated, or even for misconduct as driven by a parliamentary tribunal and voted on by 2 thirds of the parliament.
Samuel’s dismissal from the ruling party will come hot on the high heels on the choice of his to subject himself to a voluntary quarantine. The vice president’s choice to do it comes after one of the aides of his died of the Ebola virus. This particular move makes him the very first senior officer to willingly subject himself to Ebola quarantine.
Born Alhaji Samuel Sidique Sam Sumana on April seven, 1962, in Koidu Town, Kono District, in Sierra Leone, Samuel was sworn in as Sierra Leone’s Vice President on September seventeen, 2007. A devout Muslim, he’s the 4th son of Sahr Samuel Sam Sumana (a visible Kono Chief and former member of the All People’s Congress party) and Haja Sia Hawa Sam-Sumana.
Sam-Samana had the primary school education of his at Koidu Primary school, in Koidu town, from in which he relocated to the Jaiama Muslim Secondary School in Jaiama, for the secondary school education of his. Also, he studied at the esteemed Ahmadiyya Muslim secondary school in Freetown. Upon the conclusion of the secondary school education of his, he enrolled at the Metropolitan State Faculty in Minneapolis – Saint Paul, United States, Minnesota, wherever he learned management info systems. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (BSC) from the faculty.
Sidique additionally has a diploma in diamond rough grading, polishing and sorting, which he from the America Institution of Diamond Polishing and cutting, in Deerfield Beach, Florida, United States. Also, he earned a diploma in computer network support from Knollwood Computer and Business School in St Louis Park, Minnesota. He formerly worked as a systems officer for the Prudential Financial Group, in the Country and as a system support specialist for Allina Health in the US.
The Koidu born politician is married to Khadija Sam Sumana.