Zuma congratulates S Leone's Koroma

2012-11-27 13:03
Ernest Koroma (Picture: AFP)

Ernest Koroma (Picture: AFP)

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Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma congratulated Republic of Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma on Tuesday on his re-election.

"President Zuma and the people of South Africa also commend the people of Sierra Leone for the enthusiasm with which they turned out in their numbers to cast their votes," Zuma said.

Zuma called on the people of Sierra Leone to maintain peace while waiting for the National Electoral Commission to finalise its work and announce the results of the legislative elections.

He sought to assure president Koroma of the support and solidarity of South Africa, as Sierra Leone continued with the task of rebuilding after years of conflict.

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