CDC Plans To Lock Monrovia During Its Political Leader Petitioning Program On April 28, 2016

13062508_1208554932495601_6197915215586407627_nThe Liberia National police says it has given  Liberia’s main opposition political party, the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) the ‘Go ahead’ with its planned program to petition its political leader, Senator George Weah to contest the 2017 general and presidential elections.

According to a release from the police, a discussion between the two institutions, (The Police and CDC Officials) the party has agreed that its partisans will respect the rule of law.

According to the release, the issue of traffic control was also highlighted during the discussion, noting that the Liberia National Police would like to state that it welcomes the CDC initiative by meeting with the police and encourage other political parties to engage the police whenever they wish, the release concluded.

For its part, the party’s executives at a well attended press conference called on all partisans of the CDC to wear ‘Blue T-Shirts’ for the program, stressing, that the entire city of Monrovia will be locked.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.