Veteran Journalist and Politician, Alhaji Ibrahim Bai Kargbo has won the parliamentary seat of Constituency 30 in the Bombali district under the banner of the ruling APC Party.
In the announced results declaring Kargbo as the winner of the Constituency 30 in the Bombali district, APC scored a total of 5, 754 to beat his closest rival Mohamed Kamarainba Mansaray of ADP who scored 3, 926 votes.
In the election, the main opposition party’s candidate, Sesay of SLPP pulled only 736 votes.
I.B Kargbo won in 60% of polling units to beat his rival with a difference of 1, 828 votes.
Amidst wild jubilations among his supporters that kept celebrating in his office since evening.
Alhaji I.B. Kargbo is currently serving as Senior Adviser to the President at State House. He had served as Member of Parliament during the Joseph Saidu Momoh administration.
After the 2007 general elections, Alhaji I.B. Kargbo was appointed Minister of Information and Communications. He also served as President of the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ).