Date:15 Nov 2012
Sierra Leone Elections 2012 : Kuffour Leads ECOWAS observer Mission
The observers, drawn from various segments of the society in the region, will
be in the country for nine days for the Presidential, legislative and local
An ECOWAS assessment team was in the country in September and held discussions
with various stakeholders including representatives of political parties,
civil society organizations and the national electoral commission, on the
preparations for the polls.
The objective of the two missions, which are dispatched under the regional
instruments relating to the conduct of elections, is to help entrench a
culture of transparent and credible elections that will contribute to the
promotion of regional peace and stability.
credit : ECOWAS