ANC Gears Up For October 10, Holds Montserrado County Primary

ANC Political leader (Back turn), Alexander Cummings addressing partisans

The Alternative National Congress held its Montserrado County primaries this week. Party delegates of Alexander B. Cummings’ ANC’s, elected 17 individuals from a slew of aspirants to run on their party ticket. Eleven districts were won on a white ballot.

Concluding their nationwide primaries also held in Maryland, Lofa, Nimba, Grand Kru, Sinoe, and Grand Bassa county, the Wednesday and Thursday Montserrado County primaries were held at the ANC’s headquarters in Sinkor.

Those elected included Atty. Lafayette Gould, Shiafa L.A Dennis, Joseph T.P Cummings, and Pauline Nyanfor illustrating a strong and highly influential ticket this coming October. The party HQ was filled with over a thousand ANC and aspirant supporters.

One of the winners in the primaries, ‘Taku J’

Some of the winners, like their Standard Bearer Alexander B. Cummings, are political newcomers. Such as the district six winner, Gospel singer Mrs. Kanvee Adams, who says that it not concerning, because she has always been active in her community and is not a new friend to her constituency. ” I understand the people of my district. I am dedicated to alleviating their plight, bringing hope to district six and thus challenging the status quo.”, said Kanvee.

The Alternative National Congress gained full-fledged party status in 2013. The party’s political leader, Alexander B. Cummings joined the race for the Presidency of Liberia early last year, and following his Alternative Day Rally, has steadily climbed his way to a becoming a forerunner in the 2017 race for president. He became Standard Bearer of the ANC in April and choose Ambassador Jeremiah Sulunteh as his running mate.

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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.