MONROVIA: As politicians across the country continues to engage the citizens with the view of cornering their support towards the ensuing October 10, 2023 general elections, the incumbent Representative of District #13, Montserrado County, Edward P. Flomo made a bold statement for his reelection last Saturday, September 30, 2023 when he launched his final campaign to the amazement of many and sending shocking waves within the camps of his opponents just as promised consolidate on the gains of his tenure and bring more impactful development to the people and communities of District #13.
Speaking to a mammoth crowd of partisans of the Coalition for Democratic Change(CDC), his supporters and well-wishers, the businessman turned politician lawmaker expressed gratitude to the people for their supports and promised to continue to give district 13 quality leadership that will address issues relative to their welfare and the overall development of the district.
According to the lawmaker, he has touched all of the communities with development in the district, the source of his assurance that he will get a resounding victory from the people he has served thus far.
“If I didn’t build bridge, we give you water. When we didn’t give you water, we gave you streetlights, and the best thing I can do is to carry development in all of the communities. It is not about the money I will give you, but those things that we will do, that even when I am not Representative will remain for years”, he explained.
Rep. Flomo told the gathering the he has the biggest scholarship scheme where more than three thousand young people are benefiting from in the district. He added that he has students at a number of some institutions such as the Jimmy Jolocom High School, Freeway Baptist High School and the Salvation & Deliverance High School amongst others. “We have scholarship in close thirty schools; we make sure that we educate our people, so that one day when you are educated you can be more than the Honorable today”, he noted.
The down to earth lawmaker said his office is accountable to the people and has worked along with all of the district chairpersons including the youth council. He said, ‘I have given more than fifteen thousand people empowerment. I have given the thirteen markets more than seven million to help our people’.
At the same time the district 13 lawmaker urged the people vote President Weah to continue his development. He said Liberians should tell President Weah thanks by voting him to the Presidency.
“It is through President George Weah we coming experience modern road to our internal airport. It through the President we have stable electricity; our students are not worrying about WASSCE fees payment, our mothers having modern markets, among others”, he said.
Not holding back their gratitude towards the district lawmaker, the first time voters of electoral district #13 extended appreciation to Rep. Flomo for the care and many projects to the people of the district.
On behalf of the First Time Voters Jessica Quaye said, “As we are all willing to pay you back, October 10 Honorable, your victory is sure, not just you but our Senator, Saah Joseph and our President George Manneh Weah. Be informed that the opposition who said we don’t have voting card, please wait and see October 10 who own Liberia”, they said.
For his part the former district #13 lawmaker and now Senator of Montserrado County, Saah H. Joseph said the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) has only one person in the representative race of district 13 and the person is the incumbent lawmaker.
“You know why you should vote for Hon. Flomo? Let me tell you something while serving as Representative for district #13, the work Hon. Flomo have done in district #13, when I was Representative; I never did that number of work. With the level of work Hon. Flomo has done district 13 will make history come 2029, because with the level of work the Representative have done the people of Montserrado County will petition him,” he disclosed.
He added that Representative will replace Senator Abraham Darius Dillon at the Liberian Senate. He noted that Rep. Flomo work is unprecedented and worth reelection on October 10, 2023. At the same time, the Montserrado County lawmaker, on behalf of the people of district 13 contributed $2 million Liberian dollars towards Rep. Flomo’s campaign activities.