The war of words which started between the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) party and ruling Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), following the defeat of the former at the polls in March 2018, is simply refusing to go away.
Whilst the SLPP are accusing the APC of trying to sabotage its government and making the country ungovernable, APC party grandees say supporters of the SLPP are violently attacking and intimidating their supporters.
They are also accusing the SLPP of unfair sacking APC members from public office. But it is the APC allegation of SLPP supporters, killing their supporters that has sparked the latest row.
Below is an official letter sent over the weekend to the APC by the SLPP in response to the serious accusation of SLPP killing APC supporters: