Intervention Of Council Of Churches, Traditional Leaders, Rep. Kolubah Says He Reserve Further Critique On President Weah’s Gov’t

Rep Yekeh Kolubah

Montserrado County District 10 Representative, Yekeh Kolubah who has been in the news for the past few weeks on critiquing President George Weah and his government has told GNN that he reserve further media interaction for now.

In a chat with the GNN today at his Sinkor Old Road resident, Representative Kolubah after receiving series of local and international phone calls, in a rather relaxed state of mind said, “For now I will seize further media interactions or interviews based on request from the Liberia Council of Churches (LCC) and the f Liberia (NTCL); I must respect their request,” the beleaguered lawmaker in a brief chat told this news outlet.

Today’s visit by the staff of the GNN to the residence of the lawmaker, the area was calm as compared to Wednesday, April 17, 2019 when dozens of his supporters barricaded his residence in his defense as the news of his arrest was spurred.

Early this week some former ex-generals of armed factions in a news conference gave the lawmaker 72hrs ultimatum to turn himself in to the Ministry of Justice or be force to do so.

Speaking at a press conference in Monrovia Tuesday, the Generals condemned the Montserrado County District 10 lawmaker and famous Liberian political commentator Henry Costa for trying to bring them to public disrepute and warned him to desist from all efforts in trying to impugn their reputation.

The Generals making statements individually frowned on Rep. Kolubah’s constant insults directed at President Weah, and also denied claims by both Kolubah and Costa that they have are been paid to organize a death squad on behalf of the government.

“People refer to us as Ex-Generals and Ex-combatants, but these are the same people they want to use to cause chaos in this country,” General D. Benjamin Taylor, former Chief of Staff of the defunct MODEL warring faction said.

Liberia’s former Generals during the press conference said, they will not allow themselves to be used by any politician to wage war on innocent Liberians, and will stand with all legitimate governments to protect Liberia’s sovereignty.

Former Generals who spoke at the press briefing were Siaffa Norman (NPFL), Daniel Bracewell (AFL), Koffi Doe (LURD), D. Benjamin Taylor (MODEL), and Ofori Diaz (Chairman of the former Generals and formerly of LURD).

This action on the part of the ex-generals has since been condemned by the Liberian Government through the Ministry of Justice.

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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.