As many Liberian lawmakers ponder over as to who becomes their next Speaker to occupy that lucrative position which election is schedule tomorrow, October 4, 2016 at the Capitol Building, report gathered has indicated that already several contestants have begun lobbying for that prestigious position.
GNN reporter covering the Capitol Building said four lawmakers including current Deputy of the House, Hans Barchue of Grand Bassa County, Representative Josephine Francis of Montserrado, Representative Emmanuel Nuquay of Margibi County and Maryland County Representative Bhofal Chambers are those who have expressed their intent for the Speakership.
According to our reporter, contestants for tomorrow’s election have already begun lobbying to prevail on them to see reason for their elections, while at the same time cash is said to be exchanging hands from contestants to people they believed will vote for them tomorrow.
Some staffers at the Capitol Building who spoke to our reporter said the ball may shift this time on the side of the lone female lawmaker in the race, Representative Josephine Francis, noting, “The men have failed us this time we hope woman will be elected as the next Speaker of the House of Representative.
Tomorrow’s election will bring together dozens of members from the student populace, the civil society organizations, religious groups and others to observe this historic moment.