Sierra Leone People's Party(SLPP) is one of the two major political parties in Sierra Leone, a long with All PeopleL's congress(APC). The SLPP was established in April 1951 the merger of Peoples Party, the Protectorate Education Progressive Union(PEPU) and the Sierra Leone Organisation Society(SOS). In 2011, Julius Maada Bio became SLPP's nominee for the 2012 presidential election. when Sierra Leone turned into a one-party state in the in 1978 all went to SLPP except one Joined The APC
Ernest Bia Koroma is the current president of sierra leone. he s the head of state, the head of government of sierra leone, as well as the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces. the president have the power to appoint Cabinet of minsters( including the Vice President). which must be approved by the parliament. the President serves five year term which is renewable for Once.