MONROVIA, May 20-At long last, the political leader of the Alternative National Congress, Alexander Cummings is the head of All Collaborating Political Parties(CPP) in Liberia.
Members of the CPP are, All Liberians Party(ALP) headed by business man Benoni Urey, Liberty Party, was headed by the late Cllr. Charles W. Brumskine and Unity Party-UP of former vice president, Joseph Boakai. Cummings runs for two years.
The decision was reached after his selection by the CPP on Tuesday when they singed a legal document which obligates them. The CPP was earlier headed by Mr. Urey whose tenure has expired.
It can be recalled that the CPP In June, 2018, the same four political parties issued a statement in which they expressed the desire to work for the betterment of the country in their respective capacities: ”…To our continued democratic evolution and to protect our hard-won fight for freedom, the UP, LP and ANC have decided to collaborate in the interest of the Liberian people, to ensure the continued evolution of our democracy…”
“To commit to forging, branding and re-branding and supporting a common national interest which may collaborate, in keeping in focus the welfare of the people,, and not allowing our political differences and personal ambitions to derail the cooperation among Opposition Political Parties in our country;
To openly and consistently engage and collaboration various issues of concerns to the people whom we represent, and establish common national positions.
To promote a common agenda (where necessary) to aid, to aid, support and encourage the ongoing efforts of our individual political parties aimed at ensuring responsive governance and effective collaboration for the good of the country;
To demonstrate, above all that political collaborations is not only possible, but also necessary and crucial to the development of our democracy, and to encourage the participation of all political parties; and
To encourage the respective National Chairpersons and Leaderships of our Political Parties to continue with and intensify efforts leading to the commemoration of this arrangement…” TNR