Montserrado County Senator George Manneh Weah, Standard Bearer of Liberia’s leading opposition political party, the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) is still getting adjusted among his colleagues at the Liberian Senate; a situation many considered as a ‘Test March’ for his presidential bid come 2017.
His quest for the nation’s presidency is still high on his political agenda, but the news circulating in Monrovia and its environs says some of his party’s executive committee members are lobbying to have him seconded to any heavy weight politician.
Report also gathered said Senator Weah himself is hunting out as to who he can trust to be his running mate during the upcoming highly contested bid for the Liberian presidency in less than two years to come.
His legislative trajectory as Senator of Liberia’s popular County, Montserrado has engulfed the ears of many of his critics and including his diehard supporters as to what is expected of him at the National Legislature.
At the national legislature his regular attendance, according to our legislative correspondent is always mar with amusements due to his naivety as a parliamentarian; his lack of input to national issues in the interest of his constituent is always a challenge to the Senator.
Our Correspondent said during legislative deliberations at most sessions, the Senator is always mute during these sessions, “This situation worries many of his admirers and even his colleagues during session,” a member of the public who asked not to be named in a chat with our reporter noted.
Critics of the Montserrado County Senator say his for the nation’s presidency come 2017 may fall short due to his slow performances at the Liberian Senate, while many of his supporters are expressing optimism that he will make a better President for Liberia despite of his detractors that he won’t.
At most Monrovia entertainment centers, the performance of the Montserrado County Senator at the Liberian Senate is the issue of discussion, with some saying his advocacy for the people of Liberia is not being featured at some of his deliberations during the Senate regular sessions.
Speaking to a cross section of Liberians about the performances of Senator George Manneh Weah, said they were still looking out to see him doing better as their Senator.
“His presence at the Senate is not been felt,” Sarai Johnson who claimed to be a member of the CDC speaking to our staff noted.