Liberians Vow To Protest On December 30th, But Reject ‘Weah Step Down’ Campaign

Flash Back: June 7 protest in Monrovia (Photo credit: cnn.com)

Hundreds of Liberians are said to be willing to join the December 30th protest being organized by the Council of Patriots (CoP) calling on the CDC-led government to see reason in the reduction of the high wave of corruption crippling the Liberian economy, and to disclose the alleged missing Sixteen Billion Liberian Dollars and the Twenty-Five Million United States Dollars intending for mopping excurse.

According to information gathered by the GNN, the organizers of the protest have resolved to delete on their agenda ‘Weah Step Down’ campaign which was earlier put forward as one of the demands of the CoP, and further agreed that it will no more campaign on that name.

With this latest information, more Liberians are said to be gearing up for that day to demand what they called a total reform of the CDC-led government economic policy, and to further question the whereabouts of the missing money while majority of the citizens are drowning in abject poverty, and few are enriching themselves at the detriment of largest population.

Recently, the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Liberia, Cllr. Frank Musa Dean in a communication to the Council of Patriots (CoP) warned of the organizers of their planned action demanding the ‘Weah Step Down’ protest, noting that it will not be prudence to give permit for such planned protest, and also said whoever venture in such would be charged of the crime of treason.

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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.