SLAJ iVerify network of fact-checking desk has fact-checked the above claim and concluded it is true.
“Abdul Kargbo has been endorsed as leader of the opposition in the 6th parliament” a Facebook post claims.
SLAJ iVerify has fact-checked the claim that Honorable Abdul Kargbo has been endorsed as leader of the main opposition (APC) party in the 6th parliament of the Republic of Sierra Leone and found it true.
Hon. Abdul Kargbo became Leader of the Opposition, All Peoples Congress (APC) party after he was sworn in as a Member of Parliament together with other 51 members of the Party.
To arrive at this conclusion, SLAJ iVerify took the following steps:
SLAJ-iVerify looked at the press statement issued by the APC, detailing its leadership structure in the legislative house before the new MPs were sworn in.
We also monitored the live broadcast of the swearing-in ceremony on local TV stations.
The new leader, Abdul Kargbo also posted on his Facebook page confirming his new role in parliament.
APC press release
Hon. Abdul Kargbo’s Facebook Post.