LIBERIA: Chief Allen blasts Job Seekers in Unity Party’s Government
National Patriotic Party Chairman Emeritus and member of the Governing Council of former Governing Party, Chief Cyril Allen, has blasted diaspora Liberians on what he described as looting spree for jobs opportunity in the Unity Party’s (UP) Government
Chief Allen noted that most of those people have worked in the UP-Government led by Madam Ellen Johnson- Sirleaf and the Coalition for Democratic Change(CDC) Government led by Former President George Manneh Weah mismanaged whatsoever they earned in those past governments and they are in town seeking jobs opportunity
He pointed out that most of those Diaspora Liberians often spoil characters of people allegedly whenever they are on their jobs seeking spree in the country after they have missed managed whatsoever they got in previous governments
Chief Allen urged President Nyuma Boakai not to bow down to any pressure once he wants to do the right things for the Liberians people for the next six years
The NPP Chairman Emeritus termed the actions of those Liberians as unpatriotic and undemocratic, saying it has the proclivity to paint the country ugly in the eyes of the International Community
He wants the Liberian people to give President Boakai a breathing space as he goes about nominating his officials in government on grounds that he knows those who do not have the country at heart
He called on President Boakai not to bow down to any pressure from any Liberian as he goes about nominating his Cabinet members in government based on his experienced in governments over the years.
The NPP Chairman Emeritus expressed confident in President Boakai of picking the right Liberians who he think will serve well for their country based on his experienced in governments over the years
Chief Allen revealed that President Boakai is consulting with opposition political parties, Alliances within the Unity Party as he goes about nominating government’s officials.
“He does not want to make some of the mistakes the previous government smade in the past including the CDC Government that made them to serve only one term as a result of employing unqualified people who failed to deliver for the Liberian people,” Chief Allen asserted.
He urged the UP Chairman Rev. Lurther Tarpeh, to govern himself accordingly as President Boakai goes about nominating his cabinet members
Chief Allen averred that being a governing party chairman is a full time job and as such there is no name to lead a protest at the home or office of the president, saying he once served as governing party chairman before and he never asked for job but rather helped to guide the president in running the day to day affairs of the President and keeping the party’s structures in tact across the country.
On Sunday, February 4, 2024, Senator Prince Y. Johnson took to the pulpit to say his Nimba County region deserves between five and seven cabinet positions instead of one. He told his congregations that Nimba Country played a pivotal role in Boakai’s victory and therefore his county deserves more ministerial positions.