CPP calls for National Action

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MONROVIA, Oct 7-The Chairman  of the Collaborating Political Parties-CPP, Alexander Cummings at a press conference  Wednesday called on Liberians to carry out national political  action.

According to him,  the country was degenerating into crisis and it was  time to act swiftly.

The action, according to him is to redeem the country from what he calls retrogression. 

“Our country is on a retrogressive path. It is time to rally a national peoples’  action to rescue our country”  he said without elaborating further.

Cummings who was flanked on his side by former vice president during madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf term,  Joseph Boakai , said the level at which Liberia is going needed urgent attention.

He said, “We encourage mass political actions that is intended  to preserve Liberia’s democracy. The  CPP will not allow the conduct of any fraudulent elections that represents high national risk to our peace and democracy. We need a level playing field, free fair  elections.”

On December 8, 2020, Liberians are expected to go to the pools to elect new senators and representatives. There has been a wave invectives  from both opposition and ruling party members.

Interventions:

Mr. Cummings who is also  the  political leader for  the Alternative National Congress( a breakaway of the CDC-the ruling party) called on the international community to intervene .

“We urge the international community and friends of Liberia to intervene in the quagmires of  the decision of justice Sieneh Yourh of what is dangerous, provocative and  and disruptive of Liberia’s peace and democracy.”

Recently, the CPP  called on the  Justice in Chambers Sieneh Yourh to stop  the ongoing voters Registration Progress due to what they termed as fraudulent. That they needed the Registry to be clean.  But their request to the high court was denied.

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