CDC Candidate in Margibi County Gets Huge Endorsement
..As Motorcyclists Segment Commitment
By: Staff Writer
The led contender in the upcoming Senatorial race in Margibi County continues to receive overwhelming support based from all parts of the County as the Candidates await the National Elections Commission (NEC) to shortly officially declare the campaign of the 2020 Elections.
Blessfully for his bid, the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), National Cyclist Brigade, has endorsed the senatorial bid of Margibi District #2 Lawmaker Hon. Ivar K. Jones.
The elaborate ceremony which took place over the weekend witnessed Motorcyclists from across the five electoral districts of the County in what is considered as one of the biggest gathering at the Nancy B. Doe Sports Stadium in Kakata, Margibi County.
Considering Rep. Jones as one of their kinds, the motorcyclists endorsed and committed themselves to elect he( Jones) comes on December 8, 2020.
In the statement of endorsement, the Secretary-General of the CDC-NACB Margibi chapter, Jeremiah Dennis, clearly stated that motorcyclists of District#1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 under the banner CDC National Cyclist Brigade have followed the many development activities of Hon. Jones.
As such Dennis acknowledged that it is on the basis coupled with the overwhelming support and views of the passengers they( Motorcyclists) carry on a daily basis, they have throw their weight behind Rep. Jones’s Senatorial endeavor.
Dennis further indicated that the group action is in compliance with Article 17 of the Liberian Constitution.
The above Article states: “all persons have the right to assemble, associate fully with others or refuse to associate with a political party, trade unions, and other organizations.”
With respect to Rep. Jones’s development initiatives, Dennis named the ongoing construction of additional four classrooms for the elevation of the Charlesville Public School to a full senior high school, the continuous and persistent provision of street lights for the citizens of Cotton Tree, and the donation of medical materials to all public health facilities and some private health centers as some initiatives of Hon. Jones in a period of two and a half years.
According to him, the Lawmaker being developmentally oriented opened a modern radio station called “Farmington FM” in Congo Town, Cotton Tree to enhance information dissemination across Margibi and Liberia at large.
Jeremiah Dennis on behalf of the group vowed that as they go on their feet serving as campaign ambassadors and foot soldiers for the CDC Candidate, they will leave no stone unturned until he is elected Senator for Margibi County comes December 8, 2020.
In his statement not acceptance, Representative Jones accepted the motorcyclists’ endorsement and at the same time expressed his willingness to working with them in ensuring that the dream and aspiration of Margibi County, the cyclists, and the wellbeing of Margibians and all other Liberians be met.
The CDC Senatorial Candidate informed the group that they made no mistake in endorsing his candidacy on grounds that the endorsement that was being read is a reality that can be seen, touch, and are visible.
Recounting his contributions to motorcyclists in the Country, Hon. Jones said when LMTU wanted to build a Vocational Center he made available the amount of five hundred United States dollars as his own contribution towards the project.
Additionally, the Lawmaker said, he has been able to organize workshops for motorcyclists on several occasions, and when one of the motorcyclists, PCK was killed in district #5 which led to a demonstration and the subsequent arrest of some cyclists and citizens he stood with them.