- 15 May
STATEMENT OF ENDORSEMENT /SUPPORT TO AMBASSADOR JOSEPH NYUMA BOAKAI, VICE PRESIDENT OF LIBERIA, FROM THE CITIZENS OF BONG COUNTY, ON MAY 14 2017 AT THE DAVID KUYON FOOTBALL STADIUM, GBARNGA CITY, BONG COUNTY, LIBERIA .
Professor Albert Chinua Achibe of Nigeria once said “when our people meet in our villages and towns under the moon light, they do so not because they wish to see the moon. Had it been for such purpose, they could have all remained in their various quarters to do so. They meet because of their people”.
Today, we have gathered here not because we have come to see the beauty of the historic city of Gbarnga, No, but because the country is at a critical juncture and we have resolved.
WHEREAS the resilient and hard working people of Bong, Margibi and Lofa counties, having met on many occasions in this historic city of Gbarnga, discussing the need to join our political force to bring forward a single presidential Candidate that we all will support, Canvass for, and that will win the presidential election come 0ctober 2017 in Liberia.
WHEREAS these discussions have been held in good faith from all sides pertaining to the social, economic and political future of our country, oh yes, the future of our youths, the elderly, students, motorbike riders, wheelbarrow boys, market women, the farmers, the entire workforce, and the unemployed must be discussed in good faith.
WHEREAS the beauty of the house is never seen in its foundation, yet we all have come to agree that the 12 years of leadership of this regime has laid the strongest foundation for the future development of the country which must be solidified.
WHEREAS many educated youths of our country are now holding senior governmental positions and are making sound decisions for our collective survival which must be encouraged.
WHEREAS we have all agreed that the future of cannot be left with those who have untried and untested compound complex interests, but it must be left with the person who is politically Baptist.
WHEREAS this son of ours for who we have gathered, is the one of the eminent citizens of Liberia by virtue of his dedication to the well being of every Liberian;
WHEREAS this son is the best of the rest as his enviable character resonates in the four corners of this country;
WHEREAS we want the world to know that we find these elections of 2017 very cardinal and key to the growth and future development of our country and therefore, we cannot wait but make known our decision, we cannot wait, but work together as this is the only feasible means by which we can succeed as a people, we cannot wait but make Liberia move forward.
And now, therefore, we the people of central Liberia hereby announce, proclaim and declare to our nation, and the world at large, in a manner unprecedented that elections 2017 is no more an issue, that we have found the nation’s next president and the person is no one other than His Excellency Vice president, Ambassador Joseph Nyuma Boakai, the People Candidate.
We call on all our compatriots to join this national enterprise to ensure that Ambassador Joseph Nyuma Boakai is elected to the presidency of Liberia this October, 2017 and he has decided to transform the economy of our country to an Agro-based economy which is our keen interest. When that is done, our country will be prosperous and more peaceful as Joseph Nyuma Boakai is a peaceful, honest, and a sound decision maker. This is our strongest conviction.
This is why in his own words; Ambassador Boakai has encouraged us to Think Liberia, Love Liberia and Build Liberia. The words of the people, are the words of God.
Long Live our Next president, long Live our Republic.