MONROVIA-Maryland county senator Gbleh -Bo Brown has urged Liberians who are residing in the country to do away with act of politicizing dual citizenship for Liberians living in the diaspora.
Senator Brown said those Liberians who are seeking dual citizenship should not be deprived of their birth rights only because of the opportunity given them to be in the diaspora.
Deliberating on the importance of dual citizenship at the Launched of the 13th Sixth Region Diaspora Caucus (SRDC) International Summit in Monrovia , the Maryland County Lawmaker said those people who are in the diaspora are Liberians, stressing that they are not talking about different nationality.
“The notion we have, these people in the diaspora they are Liberians that is the greatest advantage, we are not talking about people from different nationality . We are talking about people from our home land “he indicated
He said there is need for Liberians to now engage in discussing the positive about the dual citizenship for Liberians.
Senator Brown however committed to provide whatever support in achieving the dual citizenship for Liberians.
He said one of the things that is affecting the acceptance of the dual Citizenship for Liberians is fear.
According to him, the decision on the dual citizenship , there is a need for clear understanding with both the locals and that of those Liberians in the diaspora.
Senator Brown further said Some Liberians had not understood clearly about the dual citizenship indicating that was some of the reasons they vote against it.
He said wants the understanding is there relating to their rights and how they were able to move to the diaspora the locals will be able to alleviate the fear relating to those residing in the diaspora.
Senator Brown said the issue of dual citizenship, especially for Liberians have developmental benefit.