As Liberia prepares to celebrate its 170th year of independence, citizens of Doe Administrative District in Nimba are expressing their frustration with the bad road conditions in that part of the county.
In an apparent attempt to thwart the efforts of Truth FM to reach voters in rural Nimba, the vice president and standard bearer of Unity Party, Joseph Boakai, has promised to provide a 2,000-watt radio transmitter to a community radio station in Saclepea.
As mixed views continue to rage among citizens of Nimba over the selection of House Speaker J. Emmanuel Nuquay of Margibi by Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai to serve as his running mate, Sen. Prince Y. Johnson has said it is a “payback” to Nimbaians who he said had “badmouthed” their own leaders.
Rep. Worlea Saywah Dunah of Nimba’s seventh district has disclosed that he is resigning after serving the district for two terms.
A relative of a 51-year-old man who was killed by a vehicle belonging to supporters of the All Liberian Party is accusing members of the Liberia National Police of destroying evidence related to the case.
With only one-week extension for the final registration of political candidates announced by the National Election Commission remaining, the All Liberian Party has named its Standard Bearer and vice Standard Bearer.
Liberia’s vice president and the standard bearer of the ruling Unity Party, Joseph N. Boakai, was on Saturday, July 8, endorsed by thousands of citizens of Nimba who supported his ambition to become the next president of Liberia.
Liberia’s second largest city was the center of politics this past weekend as Unity Party and the All Liberian Party competed for attention with opposing events.