In response to President George Weah’s second Annual Message before the National Legislature, four political parties – the Alternative National Congress, the All Liberian Party, Liberty Party, and Unity Party – delivered a joint critique of the president’s speech.
Unofficial provisional results from Tuesday’s representative by-election in Montserrado’s 13th district have placed independent candidate Edward Flomo in the lead.
The by-election for representative of Montserrado’s thirteenth district appears to have been conducted smoothly, amid heavy security.
The Liberia National Police has refuted reports that one person died on Saturday, November 17 as a result of violence that ensued between supporters of some political parties contesting Montserrado’s 13th district representative by-election.
On January 22, Liberia experienced its first handover of power from one elected leader to another in 73 years. Pres. George Weah’s inauguration followed a historic election that saw a loser in a presidential race accept the results and concede defeat to the winner for the first time in many years.
Mulbah Morlu, the chairman of the governing Coalition for Democratic Change, has called on the Presidential Investigation Team set up by President George Weah to probe the alleged disappearance of billions in newly printed banknotes to investigate the opposition Liberty Party.
Darius Dillon, vice chair for political activities of Liberty Party, has described the August 16 meeting between President George Weah and opposition political parties as a waste of time.
Minutes following President George Weah’s highly anticipated speech on the state of the economy, the chairpersons of three collaborating opposition political parties have described the speech as “poorly written.”