-Mayor Koijee Asserts
Monrovia City Mayor, Jefferson Koijee says President George Weah wants a united Liberia that all citizens will live and embrace each other happily.
Speaking Monday October 8, 2018 when he received a gigantic cow from the Fulani Community as gift for President Weah following his 52nd birth anniversary, the youthful Mayor of the Capital city said the gift is good and received in good fate, but what matters is the unity of the Liberian people.
According to him, the collective gift from the Fulani community is a clear message of peace, unity and reconciliation among the community members. He said the Fulani community remains an integral part of the country and as such, the Liberian leader appreciates members of the community so much.
Mayor Koijee used the occasion to urge Liberians, saying “don’t allow politics to divide us Liberians. Other communities should copy such good example from you people.”
“The President is interested in a united Liberia that is not based on tribes, religion. We must work together to succeed as a country,” he said.
He reminded Liberians of how people perceived the late President Williams V S Tubman prior to his ascendancy to the post by making all sorts of negative statements directed at him, but later became the best president following his numerous developments and opportunities created for all Liberians, this, he said President Weah is an example of President Tubman in current Liberia and he will succeed no matter what happens.
Meanwhile, the Fulani Community in Liberia has appreciated the Liberian Government headed by President George Manneh Weah for the level of unity, peace and reconciliation across the country for its nine months into office.
The community members made their appreciation clear by presenting a huge cow on Monday October 8, 2018 to the Liberian chief executive as part of his birthday gift.
Members of the community who gathered at the Monrovia City Corporation (MCC) praised the almighty Allah to shower his endless blessings upon their leader as he continues to lead the nation.
“We pray that the Almighty Allah will protect and guard our president and give him long life that he will continue to ensure peace, unity, reconciliation among the Liberian people,” the Fulani Community said.
Giving the reasons for the honor, Mohammed Sow, a ranking member in the community said the Fulani community was very thankful to the President for all the things he has done in the country since he took over as President.
Sow recounted that at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), the president passionately pushed for the country in the areas of health, education among others.
“We will work with you to achieve the pro poor agenda. You will succeed in rebuilding Liberia and we pray that God gives you wisdom to lead this country toward peace, unity and reconciliation across the country,” the statement reads.