Muslim Youths Hail President-elect Weah
By Lassana F Donzo
The Consortium of Muslim Youth Organizations congratulates President-elect, George Mannah for his historic election to the Presidency of Liberia.
A statement read in Monrovia Thursday by the Chairman of the Consortium, Abdullah A. Nuah said, the victory of the Montserrado County Senator to the Presidency of the Nation reflects the will of the people. “We want to be quick to recommend the following to the president-elect for his consideration which would greatly enhance his chances to succeed. Equal treatment of all religions; work in line with the 1986 constitution that calls for no specific preference in any form or manner should be given to one religion or sect over the other; unbiased treatment of the religious community of our nation will enhance and ensure total reconciliation which promote peace and development” Nuah noted.
He also recommended holistic empowerment and employment opportunities of young people who are the bedrock, nothing that empowerment of young people and creation of employment opportunities were keys to confirming the absolute stability of Liberia.
The Consortium in the statement also commended Vice President Joseph N. Boakai for graciously accepting defeat in the interest of peace, progress and democracy.
According to Nuah, VP Boakai would be recorded in the history as an outstanding character that propelled Liberia to an historic democratic transfer of power.
“We commend the NEC for its hard workin line with the mandate of the Supreme Court to conduct a very transparent and credible presidential runoff election”, Nuah said.
Meanwhile, Muslims youths recognized the Chief Justice and associate justices of the Supreme Court for ensuring the preservation of democracy and stability of the state through as a result of their opinion in the alleged electoral fraud case.
The Consortium of Muslim Youth Organizations which is the largest Islamic grouping in the country pledged its total commitment to the President-elect and Madam Jewel Howard Taylor, Vice President-elect for the success of the CDC.