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Ernest Koroma Says He's Not A 'President for Life' Kind of Leader

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If he’s said it once, he’s said it a thousand times. Sierra Leone's Ernest Bai Koroma has no plans to join the club of Africa’s longest ruling leaders.

In a recent news report from the Sierra Leone News Agency (SLENA), Vice President Victor Bockarie Foh said the "More Time" campaign is not his boss’s idea.

“His Excellency Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma believes and respects the ideology of the country’s constitution and democracy,” Foh reportedly said at an event last Friday in Makeni.

Makeni is the fourth largest city in Sierra Leone and the capital and administrative center of Bombali District, Koroma's home district.

"The Vice President went on to caution the campaigners of  'More Time,' 'Extra Time,' 'Another Term or (T)hird Term' to desist from such acts as the President has asked no one that he wants more time," the SLENA report said.  Adding that "such calls will encumber the good name the President has built so far both national…