Former ECOWAS Secretary General, Dr Abass Bundu has been controversially elected Speaker of the #SierraLeone parliament.

Less than half of the 146 MPs (71 members) voted for him. The largest party in the House – APC – walked out.

Four members of another opposition (NGC) party abstained. While eight members of another opposition C4C party and 13 Paramount Chiefs joined the ruling SLPP to elect Dr Bundu.

More details later…