||Meeting with UNDP Resident Rep on electoral support and the Strategic Plan.
||UNDP Res Rep Pa Lamin pledged continuous support to elections.
||Virtual meeting with IDEA on Elections Risk Management.
||This meeting necessitated the launching of the Risk Management Tool.
||Meeting with NaCEED on collaboration on Voter Education.
||The meeting discussed signing an MOU.
||Meeting with Liberian Ambassador
||The Liberian Ambassador paid a courtesy call to discuss collaboration on election matters.
||Meeting with the Local Government Minister and senior officials.
||Outcome of the meeting was a calendar for the 2nd tranche of PC elections.
||Meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to discuss Nigerian donated vehicles, Elections Steering Committee and the NAM.
||Important information about the donated vehicles was crucial for facilitating shipment. Necessary information on the Steering Committee and NAM was provided to kick start planning.
||Signing of MOU with ECSL, PPRC, NCD and NaCEED.
||Enhanced working relationship with all EMB’s
||NAM virtual meeting
||CEC took part in the Needs Assessment meeting at the UNDP office
||Stakeholders meeting in Manowa, Kailahun district for bye elections in Const 010.
||Bye election campaign calendar.
||Stakeholders meeting in Mobai, Kailahun district Ward 012 elections
||Bye election campaign calendar
||Meeting with EU Ambassador Tom Vens
||Ambassador Tom Vens formally presented a long term expert to the Commission.
||Meeting with the Minister and senior officials of Works to discuss our ongoing construction projects.
||Agreement was reached with the Professional staff to fast tract BOQ and drawings.
||Meeting with Human Right Commission
||Agreed on the way forward with regards to payment of utility bills.
||Meeting with the Attorney General and PPRC Chair to discuss legal reform in both institutions.
||A working plan was developed on the way forward.
||Meeting with the Indian High Commissioner
||CEC used this opportunity to formally request support from the Indian government towards ICT.
||Induction of Youth Corps
||CEC witnessed the induction ceremony.
||Launching of the Strategic Plan
||CEC formally launched the Strategic Plan for Electoral Cycle 2020-2024.
||Burning of obsolete materials
||CEC joined Western Area team to witness the burning of obsolete materials at the Wellington warehouse.
||ECONEC virtual meeting
||CEC joined fellow Electoral Commissioners in the sub region to discuss the way forward for the election.
||Oversight Responsibility meeting
||CEC has Oversight responsibility for 6 departments. This meeting was geared towards planning the implementation of the annual work plan activities.
||Local Government retreat in Bo
||A two days retreat in Bo to plan for legal reform relating to Local Council Elections.
||UNDP Res Rep paid a courtesy call
||Pa Lamin the UNDP Res Rep visited CEC
||Virtual Meeting with ECES
||An opportunity to interact with cross section of members of the European Center for Electoral Support and their willingness to support our Electoral Circle.
||Virtual ERM training - IDEA
||CEC made a statement at the opening session of a virtual training on Election Risk Management.
||Visit of UN Res Coordinator
||Dr. Beyai the UN Resident Coordinator with her deputy visited the Chair and had fruitful discussions on the Needs Assessment Mission.
||IDEA’s high policy meeting
||Olufunto held a policy meeting with Commissioners to agree on modalities on how to launch the ERM tool.
||Presentation of the Annual Report 2020 and the Strategic Plan to the President.
||A colourful atmosphere at the State House to present our Annual Report and SP.
||Meeting with UNDP and EU Ambassadors
||This meeting put into motion the planning for the National Consultative Conference.
||Meeting with Conflict Prevention Team
||CEC addressed the Conflict Prevention Team to consolidate efforts towards a good working relationship.
||Meeting with NP Management
||A long outstanding payment was discussed and CEC formed a committee headed by DOF for a solution.
||EOM Task Force Conference
||CEC made a statement at the opening session of the Task Force conference.
||Meeting with Women’s Forum
||This meeting addressed a new relation with a pending MoU.
||Meeting with Local Government Officials
||A planning meeting to discuss the next tranche of PC bye elections.
||Meeting with UNDP
||At this meeting UNDP talked about reviewing their policy to target youth violence in elections.
||AWEB virtual meeting
||Discussion at this meeting focused in how to incorporate technology into our electoral processes.
||Meeting with OSIWA
||A brief meeting with OSIWA Regional Executive to discuss projects.
||Working visit to Liberia
||CEC led a delegation to Liberia on a working visit to see how best both EMB’s can collaborate.
||Working visit to Banjul/Gambia
||CEC joined other colleagues in Banjul to assess the election preparedness for the December Presidential elections.
||Meeting with Political Parties
||This meeting was to plan how to incorporate political parties in the National Consultative Conference on legal reforms.
||Meeting with Chief Justice
||The CJ assured the Commission of his maximum support for the validation conference on the EOM legal reform.
||Farewell for Ambassador Tom Vens
||CEC accompanied by other Commissioners visited Ambassador Tom Vens to bid him farewell at the end of his mission. Gifts were presented to him.
||Meeting with Minister of Gender & Children’s Affairs
||This meeting was designed to impress on the Minister to attend the legal consultative conference as a panelist.
||Meeting with the Speaker of Parliament
||The Speaker and his team were very frank in discussing the ongoing legal reform. An insightful meeting and a good eye opener.
||Signing of MOU with Women’s Forum
||CEC signed an MOU with the Women's Forum.
||National Consultative Conference on legal reform
||CEC gave the opening statement.
||Meeting with Dr. Hindowa Momoh
||IDEA contracted Dr. Hindowa Momoh to put a piece together on Election Conflict Resolution.
||Meeting with UNDP & EU technical Staff
||The purpose was to review the report of the legal conference, especially the Communique in order to reflect what was captured in the deliberations at the conference.
||Stakeholders meeting in Kabala
||Stakeholders meeting ahead of Koinadugu District Chairperson elections.
||Meeting with UNDP technical team
||This was in anticipation to discuss possible areas of election funding.
||CEC visits the Indian High Commissioner
||This visit was to appraise the Indian HC on the ongoing training and the MOU.
||American Ambassador pays courtesy call on CEC
||This culminated to very fruitful discussions around elections and challenges.
||Polling day for bye elections
||CEC observed the polling and counting process for the Bye elections for Koinadugu District Council Chairman and Councillor for Ward 155.
||CEC announced bye election results
||Due to skirmishes during tallying process in Kabala, the Commission suspended tallying to be continued in Freetown. The APC party won the Chairperson and the SLPP won the Councillor bye elections.
||CEC travelled to Ghana
||This was an invitation from ECOWAS Parliament to discuss the election system.
||Meeting with EU Ambassador & British HC on separate occasions
||This meeting discussed key election issues emanating from the Koinadugu bye elections.
||Meeting with EU - EOM advanced team
||The advanced team was to prepare ahead of the EU Team Leader with the aim to look at implementation of the EOM report of 2018.
||Meeting with EU MEP
||This meeting is a sequel to the advanced team and the MEP clearly outlined his TORs.
||CEC District tour
||CEC embarked on a district tour starting with Moyamba and Mattru Jong/Bonthe. Pujehun, Bo, Kailahun and ended in Kenema respectively.
||CEC met with ICT Consultant
||EU contracted Khan to repair EC-SL Servers
||CEC met with Minister of Gender and Children's Affairs
||This meeting was in anticipation of the Gender Bill to be tabled in Parliament and to seek the Commission’s opinion.
||Meeting with EU Ambassador
||Consequent on the release of the Commission’s Press Statement against the EOM follow up Mission, the EU Ambassador came to have a frank discussion which was very productive.
||This meeting approved policy areas on the Standing Order A, B & C
||Meeting with leaders of the APC & SLPP
||The meeting was to update the political parties of the findings of the Committee report on the Koinadugu bye elections.
||Meeting with IGR
||The purpose of the meeting was to discuss and agree on a scorecard designed by the IGR on COVID 19 deliverables that must be achieved during the conduct of future elections.
||Monitoring of Polling and Counting processes for bye elections Kenema & Kono
||CEC monitored Polling and Counting processes for both ward 069 in Kenema and ward 091 in Kono.
||Announcement of results
||CEC announced result for Ward 069 in Kenema and countermanded results for ward 091 due to issues with 2 polling stations.
||Meeting with the Ghanaian High Commissioner
||This meeting was intended to discuss issues of collaboration with the Ghanaian counterpart.
||Budget reading in Parliament
||CEC attended the budget reading in parliament.
||CEC official visit to the Gambia
||This was part of a Peer review team with his fellow Commissioners from the sub region to witness the general elections in the Gambia.
||CEC attended ECONEC General Assembly in Ghana.
||CEC led a delegation to Accra to attend a symposium on Efficient Communication Strategy and also attended the 7th Biennial General Assembly where he was elected 2nd Vice President of ECONEC.