Sam Franklyn Gibson
|Franklyn Bode Gibson|
|Mayor of Freetown|
December 20, 2012
|Preceded by||Gibril Kanu|
|Member of the Freetown City Council|
|Born||Sam Franklyn Gibson
15 October 1952
Freetown, Sierra Leone
|Political party||All People's Congress (APC)|
|Residence||Freetown, Sierra Leone|
|Alma mater||Fourah Bay College|
Sam Franklyn Gibson commonly known as Bode Gibson (born October 15, 1952) is a Sierra Leonean politician and the current mayor of Freetown. He is a veteran politician and a prominent member of the ruling All People's Congress (APC).
Bode Gibson was elected mayor of Freetown with 68.56% of the vote, defeating his main opponent Abraham Sesay-Jones of the Sierra Leone People's Party, who took 28.75% in the 2012 Sierra Leone Local Councils Elections. He was sworn in as the Mayor of Freetown on December 20, 2012. His inauguration ceremony as Mayor of Freetown was attended by some senior Sierra Leonean politicians, including Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma.
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