As June 7 Protest Draws Closer, President Weah Seeks Audience From Organizers Tuesday

President George Manneh Weah

As hundreds of Liberians ponder over their fate of the much publicized June 7 Protest aimed at bringing to book the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) government of some alleged irregularities on its part, a communication from the office of the Ministry of State for Presidential Affairs is inviting the organizers of the protest for a conference.

According to a letter dated May 9, 2019 addressed to the executive leadership of the Council of Patriot in care of Senator Sando Johnson of Bomi County; Advisor to the Council of Patriots, Senator Oscar Cooper of Margibi County; Advisor to the Council of Patriots and Senator Daniel Naatehn; Advisor; Council of Patriots, signed by the Minister of State for Presidential Affairs, Nathaniel McGill.

The communication to the leadership of the Council of Patriots said, “By directive of the President of the Republic of Liberia, H.E. George Manneh Weah you are invited to a meeting on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Cabinet Meeting Room on the six floor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs”, invitation noted.

“Other in attendance include: the Speaker of the House of Representative, the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, the Minister of Justice/AG Republic of Liberia and other senior cabinet officials. The intent of this meeting is for the government to listen to your concerns and hold discussions to derive a way forward for the betterment of our Country,” the invitation from the Minister of State for Presidential Affairs concluded.

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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.