The Alternative National Congress (ANC) 2017 presidential candidate, Alexander Benedict Cummings has congratulated the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) for the election of its presidential candidate, Senator George M. Weah as Liberia’s next President following the December 26 runoff election.
In a letter dated December 29, 2017 from the United States addressed to partisans of the ANC and Liberians in general, Mr. Cumming said,
“Fellow Liberians and ANC Partisans:
On behalf of the Alternative National Congress, I wish to extend congratulations to Senator George Weah and Senator Jewel Howard Taylor for their victory at the polls.
We would also like to extend congratulations to all partisans of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) for their hard work and determination during this historic electoral process.
The Alternative National Congress commits to remaining engaged in the political process and will continue to be dedicated to nation building and upholding the basic principles of our party, which include integrity, reconciliation and unity.
We look forward to a peaceful political atmosphere where freedom of speech and association and the other principle tenets of democracy will be safeguarded and upheld by the CDC led government. I wish the CDC the best as they work to improve the lives of the Liberian people.
The people of Liberia have spoken, we respect their decision.
Alexander B. Cummings
The Alternative National Congress