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Security high, business low as Sierra Leoneans vote | Africanews - 8 Mar 2018 02:18

With Michael Oduor

Police in Sierra Leone have secured the election, providing at least two officers in every polling station. Africanews correspondent in the capital Freetown said several police could be seen patrolling various sections of the city. The chief superintendent of Police, Eiaha Edward told Africanews that the force is happy to provide an enabling environment for citizens to cast their vote. We have adequate police officers who are enough. I did the deployment for the five polling centers and they are adequate and the people are well satisfied. ‘‘We have adequate police officers who are enough. I did the deployment for the five polling centers and they are adequate and the people are well satisfied,’‘ Eiaha said. The Sierra Leone civil war that ended in 2002 has always been the focus of any election in the country. Vehicle movement was restricted in all the major cities unless one was permitted by ...
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