CDC Youth League Commits to a Violent-free Elections

By: Aminata S. Kromah

Liberia: The National Youth League of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) has committed itself to a democratic and violent-free elections in Liberia.

Speaking at the CDC‘s One Million citizens rally for a “One Round Victory” held at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium in Monrovia over the weekend, the Youth League National Chair Emmanuel Mulbah Johnson noted that maintaining and protecting the peace and stability of the country is a collective effort of all patriotic citizens, especially the Youthful community.

“We are committed to upholding the peace and stability of Liberia as young people”.

Johnson also recounted that on December 30, 2022, the CDC Youth League declared an ensuing “One ROUND Victory ” for the party come October 10 polls, adding that the certainty is based on numerous voters perception surveys by international organizations.

Mr. Johnson noted that from all indications, the Youth League has seen how committed the Liberian people are to making history in electing President Weah on the first ballot.

He intimated that the mammoth convergence of Liberians at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium (ATS) is the record for the October poll victory for the CDC.

At the same time, Emmanuel Mulbah Johnson stressed that electing President Weah is a youthful mandate and this mandate has well been received by the young people of Liberia.

According to him, the Weah-Taylor government has carried out massive development that has cut across every sector and notably has been roads, education, infrastructure, economics, and rule of law among others.

He said “We want to say to you Mr. President that your second term should be about empowering 500,000 young people in the diverse sector of our country and providing the fullest support to the national cadet program to prepare many young people for the job market”.

The Youth League believes that over the last five years, the Liberian leader has touched everything and it’s about time to put job creation for young people at the forefront in his second term.

Meanwhile, the CDC National Youth League Chairperson said to the first time voters that this is their moment and time to achieve their long-term wish of electing President Weah.

“This is the moment for the first-time voter to claim their first victory. Five years back, it was these first-time voters Parents voting for President Weah and it is their time to join their parents in electing President Weah on the first ballot, “ said Mr. Johnson.

According to him, the young people are in gear and so excited to be a part of history in voting Pres. Weah on the first ballot.

Our reporter noted that the Youth League which holds the largest segment of the party, was seen marching from the Vamoma House in Congo Town to the ATS in a spectacular form with thousands waving the Liberian flags to the sky thus signifying peace and country first.

The CDC campaign launch on Thursday, brought together cross section of partisans to the Antoinette Tubman Stadium in the nation’s capital, Monrovia.

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