Lamii Kpargoi of the Deepening Democracy Coalition says the Coalition for Democratic Change has failed to respond to an invitation to participate in the final vice presidential and presidential runoff debates scheduled for Friday, November 3.
The first day of the presidential debates began in Ganta, Nimba County with presidential candidates promising to improve education, carry out land reforms, find a solution to the country’s dual currencies and encourage patriotism among the citizenry, among other reforms.
Margibi County Senator and independent Presidential candidate Oscar A. Cooper has frowned at the Deepening Democracy Coalition (DDC) for excluding him and other Presidential candidates from the planned second round of the Presidential debate.
Citizens in Margibi and candidates vying for the five representative seats of the county in the upcoming elections have criticized the Center for Media Studies and Peacebuilding for poorly conducting debates in Margibi’s first, second, third, and fifth districts.
The Liberian Senate has passed a vote of no confidence in Education Minister George Werner after he refused to apologize to the public for his Facebook comments denigrating the August 17 presidential debate and condemning the necessity of intellectualism in governing.
The standard bearer of the Alternative National Congress (ANC) Alexander Cummings has challenged Senator George Manneh Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) to show up at the next debate to defend his policies he outlined in his campaign manifesto.
Senator George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) after missing out on Thursday’s presidential debate for unexplained reasons Friday told his supporters that his opponents who attended the debate proffered nothing but lies to their audience.