Monrovia To  Establish Sisterly Relationship With Washington DC

-Says Mayor Jefferson T. Koijee
Monrovia City Mayor Jefferson T. Koijee, has disclosed plans initiated by him for the establishment of a sisterly relationship between  the city of Monrovia and Washington, DC the Capitol city of the United States of America.

Addressing  a News Conference on Tuesday at the Monrovia City Hall, Mayor Koijee said the Washington, DC is unique among American cities because it was established by the Constitution of the United States to serve as the nation’s capital. Founded on July 16, 1790,
He said he initiated the discussion  with the city council of Washington, DC  during his visit in America adding that Monrovia, is named in honored of the fifth U.S. president, James Monroe, who served
in the White House from 1817 to 1825 and was a supporter of the ACS.May 17, 2016.
According to him, Liberia was established in 1822 by the American Colonization Society (ACS) as a settlement for freed American slaves stressing that America and Liberia one in common.
He indicated  the city councils of both cities  are currently discussing  the legal  and technical  modality  fir the  for the establishment of a sisterly relationship between  the cities  and expressed the hope  that it shortly be  finalize.
In Another development, Mayor Koijee has dispelled allegation linking him to Chucky Taylor, the jailed son of former Liberian leader Charles Taylor.
In recent days, there has been allegation made by the former chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission) TRC) Counsellor Jerome Verdier alleging that Koijee was assigned to Chuky Taylor.
“I have no relationship with any warring factions lest to mention participating in one,” Koijee said.
Mayor Koijee added: “During the civil unrest, I was just a kid who knew nothing about killing a chicken lest to say human being.”
He continues: “At no point in time do I have any relationship with Chucky Taylor; he does not even know me.”
He used the occasion to call  on Counsellor Jerome Verdier  to prove his allegation  or  he  Mayor Koijee will  take legal  action  against him  as  he  has inform his legal  team  to begin the legal  modality

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