MONROVIA: The Collaborating Political Parties in full readiness for the ensuing 2023 general elections on Saturday, September 9, 2023 dedicated its Montserrado County Campaign office, performed by the Vice Standard Bearer, Charlyne M. Brumskine as well as launched its auxiliaries group in the King Gray Community, District #6, Montserrado County.
According to our reporter who covered the colorful program, multitude of partisans and supporters early morning of the day had assembled at two points, the Thinkers’ Village junction, the RIA Highway and the GSA Road main junction from where the two groups marched towards the Rehab junction before moving to the venue of the program.
.Making remarks, CPP District #6 candidate Martin Kollah said the program was the official opening of the CPP office and national auxiliaries’ day launch and added that on September 30th the CPP will formally launch its campaign in the district, as he expressed gratitude to the leadership of the party have the premises in his district. He then disclosed that the CPP Standard Bearer Alexander B. Cummings could not be available at the program owing to his campaign engagement with Liberians in the Western region of Liberia, to ensure that CPP wins the October 10 polls.
Kolleh said the occasion will send a deep signal to his opposition including the incumbent lawmaker of the district, Representative Samuel R. Enders, whom he said has abandoned the district such as the district public school and clinic among other facilities.
“The current lawmaker has abandoned the district school. All he does is to build his own institutions and place them in the national budget”, he narrated. He accused Rep. Enders of receiving more than USD$100,000 over the years and continues to enrich himself but the district has achieved nothing, as he vowed to unseat him in the upcoming elections and provide a new direction for the people.
Officially opening the CPP District #6 campaign office and cutting of the robin to the main entry of the office, CPP Vice Standard Bearer, Charlyne Brumskine told the audience that the cutting of the robin and opening of the office is symbolic of doing away with the past and starting anew.
“We are cutting this robbin to open your official campaign office. Martin, in the name of Jesus, in the authority that I stand as a woman of Faith, I declare a new day for District #6 and Liberia. And I am proud to be standing next to you to officially cut the old and open the new in the name of Jesus”, Cllr. Brumskine declared.
Speaking further after opening the CPP district office, the CPP Vice Standard Bearer implored electorates of the district to go all out in the communities to campaign for Mr. Martin Kolleh, who is the national Secretary General of the Liberty Party (LP), hailing him as a man with good character, indicating among other things he has been involved with building the capacity of women and youth in the district.
“My brother, you have my deepest support. I know how you organized, how you ran campaigns and was able to take somebody who did not know anything in politics and make them something great. We are depending on you to win this district and to change this nation”, she said, as she also encouraged electorates of the district to vote for CPP Montserrado County candidate Madam Victoria Koiquah and all CPP candidates.
Commenting on the ongoing campaign activities, she mentioned that the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) is spending the minimum of USD$20 million to campaign, which she described as extreme wickedness against the people of Liberia, stressing that while the majority of the people are suffering and dying from poverty and diseases the party decided to be insensitive to the plight of the people
“I went to King Gray this gone week, the public school has not been opened, because there are no chairs, but yet the CDC government went to Buchanan, Grand Bassa County to spend thousands of US dollars. They are at the height of corruption, meaning they are telling the Liberian people that they are not smart, she added.
Touching on the signing of the Bea Mountain agreement, the CPP Standard Bearer alleged that each lawmaker is trying to receive not less than USD$20,000 to sign the document, while many of you single mothers are struggling to send your children to school. This is a time and opportunity to change your country, on October 10 vote the CPP ticket – Alexander B. Cummings and Charlyne Brumskine, we are the ones that can bring development to Liberia – including jobs, infrastructure among other basic services.
The program saw in attendance the Vice Standard Bearer of the Collaborating Political Parties (CPP) Cllr. Charlyne Brumskine, national campaign team leaders, including the head of Montserrado County campaign team George Wisner, District #6 candidate Martin Kollah and Montserrado County candidate Madam Victoria Koiquah among others.