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“I’m not greedy For Power” ..Weah Commits To A Two-Term Presidency

By Precious D Freeman

The President of the Republic and Standard-bearer of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), George Manneh Weah, has committed himself of being a two-term president. 

According to him, he wants to go for a second term so that he can be able to complete some of the developments he has started.

“I don’t wish to go for a third term because I am not that greedy; after my second term, I will be declining from the position because I have already left a legacy, so that tomorrow you all that came from the slums like me will be having the hope that things will get better, as it is for me,” he said. 

He made the commitment at an engagement event of the citizens of Saint John in Grand Bassa County, adding that he is a respecter of democratic principles, and that the peace of the country is his priority.   

He maintained that after completing his second term, and based on the several developments that will be seen, the citizens will then decide on which political party to choose their next President from.

“I can best assure you that my political party will be the best of all, because from the records, it is seen that I’m the only President who has built more hospitals and carried on lots of developments, more than past Presidents,” he noted.

 Meanwhile, Speaking when he worshiped with members of the New Testament Baptist Church in Buchanan City, Grand Bassa County, he stressed the importance of peace in the country as Liberia goes to the polls on October 10.

According to him, peace is the only option that brings development. 

He cautioned Liberians to vote wisely as the future of the country depends on those that will be elected after the October 10 General and Presidential Elections. 

The Liberian leader also warned residents of Grand Bassa County to vote on tangible developments, rather than what he called political talks. 

Also speaking, the Senior Pastor of the New Testament Baptist Church, Reverend Ohato Blamah, wants citizens to continue to pray for their leaders. 

He called on Liberians to pray, as the heart of a leader is in God’s hands.

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