CDC Campaign Launch ‘Knocked Down Monrovia’, As Thousands Troop To HQ

Hundreds turned out for CDC Political Campaign Launch

Monrovia and its environs appeared today to be knockdown with no movement of free traffic  as partisans and well-wishers of the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) took to the streets for the official launch of the Party’s ‘Two Million Man’ campaign.

The streets of Monrovia were also blocked with thousands of people from all over the city and its environs joyously troop to the headquarter of the Party in anticipation to take an glance and listen to the presidential candidate, George Manneh  Weah and his running mate Senator Jewel Howard.

Also as the city and its environs stood still as a result of the CDC partisans’ quest to joyously launch their political campaign in support of the presidential bid of their political leader, officers of the Liberia National Police were in readiness to combat anything  situation that could create insecurity to residents of Monrovia and other nationals.

The convoy of the CDC Presidential candidate and his running mate drove around the capital, through the Somalia Drive ,  to Monrovia and finally to the headquarter of the party in Congo Town, the suburb of Monrovia as thousands lined the streets of Monrovia to take a glance of their political leader and his vice.

Mr. Gbehzohngar Milton Findley, former stalwart of the ruling Unity Party is said to be heading the CDC campaign launch in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County

According to a GNN Liberia reporter who was at the headquarter of the party and also toured the city as early as 6am, said the crowd over 500,000 persons also included other partisans of political parties who had joined partisans of the CDC as early as 5am today in their bid to see the celebration of the CDC partisans as they officially launch their campaign.

Similar crowd has been noticed in the port city of Buchanan, Grand Bassa County, according to a GNN Liberia Correspondent where former Senator Mr. Gbehzohngar Milton Findley who recently resigned from the ruling Unity Party (UP)  is said to be heading the party during its today’s campaign launch.

Photos credit: Boima J V Boima

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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.