Abel Nathaniel Bankole Stronge

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Abel Nathaniel Bankole Stronge
Speaker of the Parliament of Sierra Leone
In office
25 September 2007 – January 2014
President Ernest Bai Koroma
Preceded by Edmund Cowan
Succeeded by Sheku Badara Bashiru Dumbuya
Personal details
Born Freetown, Sierra Leone
Nationality Sierra Leonean
Political party All People's Congress (APC)
Residence Freetown, Sierra Leone
Alma mater Fourah Bay College
Religion Christianity

Abel Nathaniel Bankole Stronge is a Sierra Leonean politician who was Speaker of the Parliament of Sierra Leone from 2007 through 2014.[1] He is a member of the ruling All People's Congress (APC) and represents the Western Area Urban District. Bankole Stronge succeeded Edmund Cowan of the Sierra Leone People's Party as speaker of Parliament after the 2007 Sierra Leone Presidential and Legislative elections.

Bankole Stronge was born in Freetown. He is a Christian and a member of the Creole ethnic minority who mostly live in the Western Area of Sierra Leone.[citation needed]


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