Weah Raises CDC’s Women Political Hope

By, Washington Tumay Watson-onewash9@gamil.com

MONROVIA-President George Weah who is the political leader of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) has assured CDC’s Women of Forty percent In Leadership at all levels.

President Weah indicated that  the CDC  is going  to provide the opportunity  for  women  in all sectors of the party  to occupy  forty percent  including  the upcoming general and presidential elections  with women vying  for representative and senatorial positions.

The Liberian Leader was Speaking over  the weekend in Congo Town  when  the 17 Electoral  Districts of Montserrado County CDC women organized  an appreciation assemble  for President Weah.

During the event, CDC political leader called on those of the   international community to support CDC’s quest   in providing such opportunity to women aspiring to contest in the upcoming general and presidential elections.

It is hope that Un-Women that is in the crusaded for more women at the legislature to welcome the open invitation by the Liberian leader to the international body.

President Weah further narrated that since 2005 elections  the CDC has  been the political party  that have given more opportunity to women in politics  to represent their constituent at  the legislature.

He challenged the leadership of the Coalition for Democratic Change  to ensure  that more women  are given  the opportunity  to represent  their people at the legislature as part of  his  vision   to empower women.

The Liberian leader boosted   of his long time quest for women empowerment that allowed him to be call feminist in chief   a campaign, according to him is visible in his government and that of the CDC.

President Weah also described women in leadership as hardworking, making reference  to the Minister of Public Work ,Ruth Cooker-Collins  for   the level  of work being done  under  her leadership  in the infrastructure  sector mostly roads connectivity.

He encouraged women to take advantage of every opportunity to pursue their education be a vocational, secondary or university.

President Weah did inform the women that he had to go back to school  to acquire  the level of education  that he is using  to lead   the peaceful citizens  of Liberia, stressing  that  it was not because  of individuals criticizing, but for his personal growth.

During the event,   when the 17 Electoral Districts of Montserrado County CDC women  expressed gratitude  to   the Liberian leader for his support   to  the empowerment  of women across  the country .

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