Liberia: Group Canvasses Support for Senator Yallah’s Second Term Bid


GBARNGA, Bong County – A non-governmental organization under the aegis of Bong County Drivers’ Union on Wednesday, February 5, urged the people of Bong to support Senator Henry Yallah’s quest for a second term in office.

According to the group, the support is aimed at allowing the Senator to consolidate and sustain his good works, policies and programs.

Foday Johnson, president of the Union, noted that the senator deserves a second term as a result of his performance and commitment to the development of the county.

Johnson also lauded achievements of the senator in the last eight years, saying they stand him out as a performing senator.

According to him, the senator’s achievements speak volume. He further stated that they can be seen in infrastructure, human capital, education, agriculture, among others.

“The senator also has a loan scheme; this initiative is designed to help uplift citizens, especially market women,” he added.

Johnson further said the crusade to ensure Senator Yallah’s return in 2020 was borne out of the desire to have a united, progressive and prosperous Bong County.

He stressed: “There is no need for comparison; it is obvious the incumbent has done a lot, which words cannot explain.”

The Drivers’ Union president also spoke of establishing another support group under the banner, ‘Friends of Yallah Grassroots Volunteers.’

According to him, this new group has become the most trending in all the 13 administrative districts of the county.

Also, Babara Kollie, a resident and head of the of Civil Compound Women for Development, a pro-democracy group, said she is in total support of Senator Yallah’s second term bid because the senator has proven himself a leader that deserves another opportunity.

She promised to lead her peers to do everything within their power to back the senator’s second term bid.

According to her, “A person of Senator Yallah with tremendous achievements should be given another opportunity to continue to serve the people of our county.

“This we believe will help consolidate his achievements in office and chart a way forward for our county,” she said.

“I urge all great and progressive minds from the county at home and in Diasporas to join hands and make this project a reality.”

She highlighted that she and her group will explore all avenues and work with like minds to make it a success.