EX-VP Boakai vows to weed-out corrupt public officials if elected President in 2023
MONROVIA – Former Vice President Joseph Boakai has promised to prosecute those that are reportedly stealing the country’s money if elected President during the 2023 Legislative and Presidential elections.
Amb. Boakai is at the same time calling on Liberians to take the 2023 general elections seriously by voting out Weah’s regime if Liberians are to regain the confidence of the International community.
Speaking in Montserrado District #4 recently, the standard bearer of the opposition Unity Party said public service is meant to uplift the ordinary people from poverty, and not to enrich oneself, as is being witnessed within the Weah-led government.
The former Vice President reminded citizens that the 2023 elections will be an opportunity to put an end to bad road networks, unemployment, and corruption in Liberia.
The former ruling Party described the CDC led-government as corrupt to the core and must be retired.
Also speaking, the occasion Montserrado County District #4 representative Rustonlyn Dennis expressed her disappointment in the former ruling Unity Party for failing to contribute to the development of the
In her statement to a cross-section of citizens over the weekend, Rep. Dennis stated that while this current CDC-led government is not doing much for residents of Montserrado District #4, the UP equally did nothing to improve the lives of citizens when it was in power.
According to her, despite efforts to intervene in some of the challenges, the district is faced with the issue of bad road conditions, the lack of electricity in some communities, and a lack of safe drinking water among others.
She maintained that the vote-rich district did not receive any gesture from the former ruling Party.
The Montserrado District #4 is calling on the party’s standard bearer to include the district in his development plan if he is elected as president in Liberia comes 2023.
Meanwhile, an eminent member of the Unity Party is calling on the party’s Standard Bearer to swiftly find a vice running mate to avoid embarrassment and to better prepare for the 2023 general elections. Making the statement during the weekend, Toe Dahn said the party may suffer a repeat of the 2017 election where there was a delay in selecting a vice standard bearer; which he said contributed to their defeat in 2017.
According to him, there is a need for the vice standard bearer to be familiar with the party’s members and sympathizers; as such it will be prudent to name a running mate as 2023 is right in the corner.
He furthered that 2023 will be tense and hectic; while stressing the need to better prepare for any eventuality.
By Emmanuel Toe