By Bill W. Cooper
The Coalition of Democratic Change (CDC) has received another endorsement, with the latest being Edith Gongloe-Weh, who recently contested the Senatorial seat in Nimba County.
She said her selection is predicated upon Pres. Weah’s enormous and massive developments being undertaken, and as such, he should be afforded another six years to complete his development initiatives across the country.
Officially announcing her decision, Thursday, October 26, 2023 in Monrovia, she also mentioned that the decision by her team to support the CDC for the run-off election was done through consultation and assessment of the remaining two candidates.
This, Madam Gongloe-Weh maintained, “We do hereby declare our unreserved support for the re-election bid of President George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change.”
“We did not come to this decision overnight. We consulted with our supporters, my amazing husband, and well-wishers, before coming to this conclusion,” adding that she and her team critically looked at other prevailing variables before concluding that President Weah was a better choice in the pending election.
She also emphasized that her decision to support the President is geared towards making the country stable and not veer off in the wrong direction yet again, and stressed that “that is why this decision is critically important to us and the Liberian people”.
She also indicated that she and her supporters do not take it lightly, given the country’s troubling history of perpetual underdevelopment and civil conflict caused by bad political decisions and choices of leaders that we elect into power.
According to her, it is clear that elections do have consequences, furthering that it is for this reason plus more that they are compelled to make a public declaration of their choice, so that their followers will know just where they stand on critical national duty.
She at the same time expressed her hope that President Weah and his team would take the endorsement as a challenge to govern well when re-elected, calling on all her supporters to join her in supporting President Weah to victory.
Madam Gongloe-Weh added, “We are resolved to robustly campaign throughout the length and breadth of our county and country, to ensure President Weah’s success, and we shall spread the CDC message of national reconciliation, reconstruction, and renewal, in the second term of the President.”