VP Boakai Support Swells, As Liberty Party Former Political Leader Endorses His Presidential Bid

Franklin Siakor
Franklin Siakor

The presidential bid of Liberian Vice President for the pending 2017 general and presidential elections is swelling on a daily basis as one of the ruling Unity Party (UP) opponents and former political leader of the opposition Liberty Party (LP) has openly endorsed the presidential of  Vice President Joseph N. Boakai.

Mr. Franklin Siakor made the declaration yesterday when he appeared on state radio’s popular talk show also called on all his allies and supporters across the country to do likewise by expressing their support to the Vice President.

The former Senator of Bong County said he was overwhelmingly supporting the Presidential bid of the Vice President, because according to him he is fit and that he has the character to be Liberia’s next president, adding that the Unity Party’s political leader has an outstanding record which is equivalent  of the Liberian presidency.

The former Senator also described VP Boakai as a comrade, who has over the years lived an exemplified life and has served his country with distinction, expressing the belief that VP Boakai is well suited to unify Liberia.

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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.