The Sportswriters Association of Sierra Leone SWASAL has announced that its Election for a new executive will now take place on March 16. The organization postponed the election to allow its members to cover last weekend’s two international matches in Freetown and for its members to pay their subscription fees.
The president of the association Fajah Barrie said the deadline for all members to pay their subscription fees is Friday 8th March adding that the Electoral Commissioner of the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists SLAJ will conduct the elections.
SLAJ ELECTORAL COMMISSION
Monday, 4th MARCH 2013: The Electoral Commission of the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists hereby informs members of the Sport Writers Association, Sierra Leone (SWASAL) that election for a new executive is slated for 16th March, 2013 at the National Headquarters of Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ). In this regard, nominations are now open and will close on Monday 11th March, 2013.
Nomination fees are prescribed below:
National Executive positions:
- President – Le 150,000
- Vice President – le 150,000
- Secretary General – Le 150,000
- Assistant Secretary General – Le 150,000
- For all other positions, nomination fee is Le 100,000
Regional Executive positions:
- President – Le 100,000
- Vice President – le 100,000
- Secretary General – Le 100,000
- Assistant Secretary General – Le 100,000
- For all other positions, nomination fee is Le 80,000
Nomination forms can be obtained from SLAJ office, 56 Campbell Street, Freetown from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Mon-Fri. List of nominees will be published on Tuesday 12th March, 2013.
Members are hereby reminded that only those who meet the eligibility criteria as enshrined in the SWASAL constitution will be allowed to vote and be voted for.
Ransford S.C. Wright,
Chief Electoral Commissioner