Citizens in Lofa have expressed mixed views on the recent proposal made to the legislature by President George Weah on tenures reduction for the president and lawmakers.
Citizens in Lofa have added their views to the mixed reactions on President George Weah’s recent proposal to the legislature to abolish holding by-elections.
Even though the constitution guarantees all Liberian citizens who have reached the age of 18 the right to vote in elections, members of the disabled community in Lofa say their members are being routinely disenfranchised by the selection of inaccessible venues for electoral activities.
The coordinator for the Freedom of Information Network in Lofa is calling for an amendment to the New Elections Law to empower the National Elections Commission to publish information on assets declared by candidates during elections.
Joining the calls of many others from across the country, citizens in Lofa are calling for amendment in the 1986 constitution to change the current date of elections.