With less than a week to the holding of the run-off election in Liberia, the two candidates, George Weah and Joseph Boakai, have begun the countdown’
The two candidates have been engaged in negotiations with other candidates who did not make to the run-off for their endorsements.
The hot cakes in this endeavor were those who occupied from the third to the 6th places during the first round’
Appleton Edward, Lusinee Kamara, Alexander Cummings and Tiawan Gongloe came respectively as third, fourth, fifth and sixth during the first round, each one of them having more than 1%. The rest of the candidates ended the first round with votes representing between 0.1 and 0.8%.
Appleton Edward, Lusenee Kamara and Tiawan Gongloe have endorsed Joseph Boakai, while Alexander Cummings gave his support to George Weah.
The United States Embassy in Monrovia and the U.S. Agency for International Development, USAID, have announced the opening of a control room on the election day and have invited the NEC to send a representative.
“The control room will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 18:00 on the Election Day and will include representatives from the AFL, LNP, EU, UK, Sweden, ECC, LEON, EISA, and other important stakeholders.” A note from the USA Embassy stipulates.