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Nyonblee Takes Over CPP Chairmanship …As Joseph Boakai Talks Tough

By Bill W. Cooper
The opposition Liberty Party (LP) standard bearer, Nyonblee Kangar-Lawrence, has finally assumed the leadership of the opposition four Collaborating Political Parties (CPP) for the next six months.
Nyonblee Kangar-Lawrence who is also the Senator of Grand Bassa County took over from the Alternative National Congress (ANC) political leader, Alexander B. Cummings whose six months chairmanship came to an end on yesterday.
The CPP is a conglomeration of four of the country’s leading political parties that includes the All Liberian Party (ALP), Liberty Party (LP), the Alternative National Congress (ANC) and the former ruling Unity Party (UP).
LP’s political leader, Kangar-Lawrence lauded the various constituents party leaders for the confidence impose in her to sever the CPP for the next six months; narrated that, her ascendency to the CPP chairmanship has now showed how united and committed the CPP leaders are in ensuring that Liberians get a better and united leadership comes 2023.
According to her, the opportunity given her to serve as chairmanship for the CPP is a big victory for every women across Liberia and she called on females to join hands in order to provide the necessary leadership for the CPP and the Liberians.
She roared, “Women, the time has come for us to lead. Although it will be challenging but, with your help and support, I believed we will make the different and send out a louder message that woman can do better together with the men.”
Sen. Kangar-Lawrence however promised that her leadership will ensure that the CPP select and present to the Liberian people its standard bearer and vice-standard bearer for the 2023 Presidential and Representatives elections before the end of this year.
She then urged her colleagues to support her leadership in order to keep the hope and aspiration of the Liberian people alive, emphasizing, “The CPP should and must not make the same mistakes that the ruling CDC Party is doing. Where thy failed, we as leaders of the CPP must inspire to keep the hopes and dreams for a better leadership alive.”
Nyonblee who represent residents of Grand Bassa County is the lone female in the Liberian Senate. She has been battling the male-dominance tradition in the Liberian Legislature during its 3rd sitting and with the just ended elections, she should have been joined by Edith Gongloe-Weh from Nimba County and Gbotoe Kanneh from Gbarpolu but their elections are being contended at the National Elections Commission and the Supreme Court.
Meanwhile, earlier, Mr. Cummings lauded his colleagues for the opportunity given him to have served and lead the CPP for the past six months, while promising to continue working with the incoming chairperson for the improvement and growth of the Collaboration.
Mr. Cummings observed that nowadays too many Liberians are suffering and are now yearning for a better leadership, therefore emphasizing that, it will require the CPP to unite and continue its togetherness for a better leadership in the not too distance future.
He added, “The current leadership have failed thus dashing the hopes of very Liberian. So lets us unite and sent a louder message out that change is near. Where they divide, we must unite; while they care for themselves, we must care for all and where they failed, we must ensure that we make the difference so that together we can make President Weah a one term President.”
However, the standard bearer of the former ruling Unity Party (UP), Joseph Boakai, seemed worried that Liberians are now enduring the worst forms of embarrassment under the leadership of President Weah.
Amb. Boakai among other things stressed, “Our country is now going through a total embarrassment that a single Liberian do not deserve. Liberians cannot hardly afford a meal anymore due to the bad leadership style of our government.”
Amb. Boakai who is also the country’s former Vice-President expressed optimistic that the country will soon be liberated and delivered from the ruling CDC, noting, “This can only happen when we as leaders of CPP hold together.”
He further pledged the Unity Party’s fullest support towards the chairmanship of the Liberty Party in order for the CPP to remain strong and vibrant in holding the government accountable to it citizens.

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