National Alliance opens congress, poised to elect first woman leader

BELAIR–The country’s second oldest party National Alliance (NA) is busy with its general membership congress in Belair Community Centre. 

  Party President Cedric James called the Congress “special” because NA is poised to change its leadership. 

  Former Prime Minister William is set to hand over the leadership to deputy leader Education and Culture Minister Silveria Jacobs. 

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  The party is readying itself for the February 26 snap parliamentary election for which the Nomination Day is scheduled for Friday. The party’s slogan for this election is “Always Progressing”. 

  The vote on the leadership is set to take place later this evening. 

Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/72396-national-alliance-opens-congress-poised-to-elect-first-woman-leader

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