Immediate-past Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo is expected in Sierra Leone this Saturday, to chair a 12-person Commonwealth Observer Group (COG) for the country’s elections.
Osinbajo had accepted the offer of the Commonwealth to lead the Observer Group constituted by its Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, to observe the general elections in Sierra Leone.
Confirming Osinbajo’s itinerary via his Twitter handle, his media adviser, Laolu Akande, said the former Vice President will be in Sierra Leone for the rest of the month
Akande wrote: “Immediate past VP Osinbajo heads to Sierra Leone today as Chair of 12-person Commonwealth Observer Group for the country’s elections. He” ll address Press Conf. on Monday & be in the country for the rest of the month. Later, the Osinbajo- COG will report on the election’s credibility.”
It will be the fifth time for a Commonwealth Observer Group to observe elections in Sierra Leone since the end of the civil war in 2002.