Edward Mohammed Turay is a politician in Sierra Leone. He is from the Temne tribe of northern Sierra Leone. He was leader of the All People's Congress (APC) from 1996 until 2002. He contested the 1996 national election for president; however, Turay lost the election after gaining just 5.1% of the first round of voting, good enough for fifth place. Ernest Bai Koroma has since taken over as parliamentary leader and presidential candidate of the APC, beginning in 2002. Turay is now a member of parliament from the Bombali District as well as a lawyer .
He was re-elected to parliament from Bombali District's Constituency 33 in the August 2007 parliamentary election, receiving 73.2% of the vote. On September 25, 2007, when the members of parliament were sworn in, Turay was appointed as the Leader of the Majority Party, in which position he is also Leader of Government Business.
- Parliamentary election results from the National Electoral Commission.
- Aruna Turay, "124 Newly Elected Parliamentarians Sworn in Sierra Leone.", Awareness Times, September 26, 2007.
Eddie Turay is the High Commissioner of UK and IRELAND. He was appointed by Ernest Bai Koroma. He was also the leader of APC in Parliament.
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