ANC Presidential Candidate, Running Mate Receive Stirring Welcome In Bong County

L/R: Amb. Jeremiah Sulunteh and Mr. Alexander Cummings addressing citizens of David Dean Town, Bong County

In continuation of their campaign thrill around the country aimed at putting their quest before the Liberian people of their intent to taken the mantle of authority through the ballot box come October 10, 2017, a day set aside for Liberia’s elections, the presidential candidate and his running mate of the Alternative National Congress (ANC), Alexander Benedict Cummings and Ambassador Jeremiah C. Sulunteh took up time in Bong County this week formularizing themselves with the people of the county.

The two ANC executives accompanied on their campaign tour with dozens of their partisans drew the attention of hundreds of locals in the Co they drove throughout towns and villages in the county, pro-Cummings and Sulunted slogans were the song of the day, as residents trooped behind their candidates with the assurances to vote for them.

Despite of the deplorable condition of roads, backed with the lack of bridges to making these roads assessable to travelers, Mr. Cummings and his entourage drove on these terrible highways making sure that the total population of the country is reached at all cost, putting the interest of the Liberian people first; and making sure also that their problems are addressed favorably.

Touring the gold rich David Dean Town

One of the areas visited and drew the attention of the ANC executives was the David Dean Town, a town considered as a gold rich community where the Mohammed Nicholas Gold or MNG is currently carrying out mining activities as citizens of the area are said to be drowning in abject poverty.

One of the roads being covered by water due to the lack of proper management

Addressing their plight to the ANC, the Chairman of the youths in the town decried the ill-treatment being melted against them by the management of the company for its refusal to seeking the wellbeing of the people of the town who he noted are drowning  in abject poverty, backed with the lack of health center, school and other social services.

For his part, the vice presidential candidate, Ambassador Jeremiah C. Sulunteh who also hailed from the county called on his fellow compatriots, particularly the people of Bong County to vote for the ANC for what he called ‘A better Liberia’.

Speaking to the crowd who turned out in their number to receive the ANC delegation, the soft-spoken ANC political leader assured the people of Bong County that his presidency will bring about total change which said will give Liberians the opportunity to enjoy their nation’s wealth.

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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.