CDC Memorializes Infamous victims of the ‘November 7th’ in Zwedru


By: Washington Tumay Watson

MONROVIA-The leadership of Congress for Democratic Change a constituent member of the Coalition for Democratic Change   on Sunday memorialized the infamous victims of November 7th in Zwedru.

In 2011 following  the general and  presidential elections with  Unity Party  of former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf  and  Winston Tubman  of  the Congress  for Democratic Change  that resulted  to  the victory  of the former ruling Unity Party.

The Congress for Democratic Change detested the result announced by the National Elections Commission and announce a protest to reject the result.

During their assembling at the CDC Headquarters in Congo Town the police dislodged the supporters of the CDC   with a discharge of firearm thus killing   a supporter of the CDC and brutalize some of their supporters on that November 7, 2011.

According  to  the National Chairman  of the CDC,  Mulbah Morlu, this year memorialized event  will take place  in Zwedru  as part  of the party’s  rural program.

“CDC continues to grow stronger and stronger in rural Liberia, especially in many important con constituencies, like Grand Gedeh,” he noted.

Mr. Morlu said Partisans of the CDC were in high spirit to reflect on the historicity   of the party’s difficult political struggle during its opposition days.

The CDC National who is visiting rural Liberia gave a cow and 50 bags of rice for the occasion on Sunday.

During memorialization a soccer match and a memorial service were carried out at the Zwedru Assembly of God (AG) Church on Sunday.

“The sad memory of this tragic event ought to summon in all of us the need to reunite around our common denominator, the party’s emblem. I make this plead to all, especially pre-2011 members to return and enlist in the rebuilding process” he lamented.

Mr. Morlu at the same time stressed the need for reconciliation with in the CDC “every one of you, let’s ‘Come together and make Liberia free”.

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