DR ABASS BUNDU ENDS HIS SPEAKERSHIP IN PARLIAMENT DUE TO HEALTH REASONS

The speaker of Sierra Leone Parliament has resigned from his position as speaker of parliament due to what he called advice from his medical doctor. Dr. Abass Bundu has been a speaker of the Sierra Leone parliament since 2018 until this month when he tendered his resignation.

According to sources closed to the speaker, he has been battling major health issues in the last few month. Dr. Abass Bundu will be leaving at the end of this month (April 30th). The contest to replace Dr. Abass Bundu has already began and there are some people who have expressed interest to replace the outgoing speaker.

Sources closed to his doctor reveal to the TPN that Dr. Bundu is having age-related sicknesses including sedentary, which is caused by sitting for a long period of time without standing up. Other medical issues also contributed to his resignation.

The speaker of parliament is the third person in the succession of leadership in the country. His resignation brings is a major parliamentary process to chose the next speaker

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