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Liberia: Opposition Parties Make History As United Front

Joseph Boakai, Charles Brumskine, Benoni Urey, and Alexander Cummings sign Memorandum of Understanding


Four powerful political parties in Liberia today signed a Memorandum of Understanding agreeing to come together under one umbrella  competing against the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change.




Mr. Joseph Nyumah Boakai of the former ruling Unity Party, Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine of the Liberty Party, Mr. Benoni Urey, of the All Liberia Party and Mr. Alexander B. Cummings of the Alternative National Congress all took turns signing this unusual MOU. Mr. Urey is the forerunner of this unit.

“Today Liberia is once again making history. Over the year we have heard the clarion call from Liberians both at home and abroad and also the call from our international partners of the need for the opposition to unite,” Mr. Urey declared. “Today, we are signing a document that begins the process of the unity we have been craving for years. We have decided to put Liberia first and to attune our political agenda in the interest of Liberia and the Liberian people; and above our individual and partisan ambitions. We are taking the bold and concrete step which we hope will never be reversed or undone.”

“Today, we are signing a document that begins the process of the unity we have been craving for years. We have decided to put Liberia first and to attune our political agenda in the interest of Liberia and the Liberian people; and above our individual and partisan ambitions. We are taking the bold and concrete step which we hope will never be reversed or undone.” Mr. Benoni Urey, All Liberia Party


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