LIBERIA: Senator George Weah Portrays President Sirleaf As ‘Liar’

00281353 0575d6701eb5597ea6ffeec300cfe6bc arc614x376 w614 us1Senator George Manneh Weah of Montserrado County, Footballer turned politician has described President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as ‘Liar’, she has failed the Liberian people all the promises she made during her induction as President of Liberia.

Speaking in an interview recently to the African News online, the political leader of the opposition Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) recounted what the Liberian leader said during her induction as President of Liberia few years ago that she will give Liberians electricity in six months, but this has not been proven, Senator Weah explaining in detail to a local daily described the president’s statement to the Liberian people as ‘Lies and empty promises’.

He said most of the promises made by President Sirleaf have not been fulfilled, stressing that she wanted power so she had to lied to our people just to get their votes, “See around us today, the Country is in darkness due to the lack of electricity which was promised by the Liberian people by the President.

Grading the Liberian leader in his administrative performance over the year, grade her ‘Zero’ noting that she has not done anything to improve the country economically, but rather enriching herself and family from the country resources.

Speaking further Senator Weah said, “Today Liberia is one of the least countries around the world in this 21st century; a country which lacks real development,” Senator Weah to the African News online.

Senator Weah who is very optimistic of capturing the presidency come 2017 said the love he has for his people is important and therefore he is confident that he will capture the nation’s presidency at all cost and will even do better when elected by the Liberian people.

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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.