By: Mark B. Dumbar
MONROVIA-The Minister of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism, Legerhood J. Rennie (MICAT)The spokesperson at the Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism Legerhood Julius Rennies is calling on all Liberians to remain civil as the country gears up for the upcoming Presidential and Legislative Elections.
Speaking Thursday, February 9, 2023, at MICAT’s Regular Press Briefing, Minister Rennie urged Liberians to remain focused regardless of political differences.
He called on youths who are always at the center stage of violence to desist and help build the Liberian Society.
Minister Rennies mentioned that the young generation of Liberia should be guided and nurtured by the older generation.
“If there is any lesson to be learned, we have learned the hardest lesson from our country past civil war that many Liberians were killed,” he noted. Rennie furthered that the civil war brought colossal damage to the country.
“The young people of Liberia are struggling with the challenges that they have been trying to mold their minds to be able to take on the leadership of Liberia in nearby future.
He urged Liberians not to forget that the upcoming election is just one path of a hold container of things we have to do as a country to contribute to maintaining the peace of Liberia.
According to him, the election is a contest that requires only one winner and as such, Liberians should desist from acts that have the proclivity to destroy the country.
He mentioned that the peace of Liberia is upon all Liberian’s shoulders to make sure that we have free fair and transparent elections.
“After the elections, Liberians will tell the world that their country’s democracy is stable.”. Rennie urged the media to play a significant role in maintaining peace in Liberia.