RDC Declares Support For “June 7th Protest

RDC National Chairman Rev. Victor Saylee

Redemption Democratic Congress, (RDC) has declares its support for the “June 7th — Save the State” PEACEFUL Protest and calls for a constructive engagement by the government of Liberia that will eventually serve the best interest of our country.

The RDC is one the registrar Political parties that took in the 2017 Presidential and Legislative elections in the Country headed by former Speaker George Dweh

The RDC National Chairman Rev. Victor Saylee made the statement in an interview with a team of Reporters in Monrovia over the weekend In Monrovia

He noted that their party is not unaware to the avoidable mistakes, insensitivity, and financial malpractices of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) Government to which the mass suffering of Liberians has been attributed in recent times.

He said on the other hand, it is also very difficult to justify the excesses of past Liberian governments who bear equal responsibility for the corruption, exploitation, oppression, and the abuse of our growing democracy. Obviously, these abuses have set into motion the continuous governance and leadership crises in Liberia.

The past leaders of Liberia cannot be excused from the problems of today because the bad developments of today are a byproduct of misrule in the past.

As Liberians rally to the call of the new generation to “Save the State, “He used the occasion to admonishes all well-meaning Liberians and our international partners to be guided against opportunism or the entitlement mentality.

At this critical juncture, Liberians need to be reminded that the ability to oppose government does not necessarily translate into the capacity for effective and efficient administration of government.

Rev. Saylee then to distance the RDC from the press statement issue at the headquarters of Liberia National Union, LINU in which it is alleged that the party has asked its members across the country to stay away from the planned June 7 protest.

According to him, at no time detail any member of our party to sign any document be it press statement, memorandum of understanding or any instrument that binds the party to any agreement to disenfranchise its members not to exercise their constitutional right.

‘Let it be noted herein that the press statement unilaterally singed by RDC political leader Hon. George S. Dweh, Sr. is a gross violation of chapter 5, Article 7, Section 49, 1, 2 &5” He stressed .

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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.