On July 25, 2018, I lamented our claim to independence for not taking ownership of our failings or actions within our control to change the trajectory of our nation. Having read the editorial by FrontPage Africa’s Rodney Sieh published on 25 July 2019, I felt obliged to give a different analysis. There are some points in the piece that I agree with, but a lot I believe are misplaced. I would like to deconstruct the narrative proffered by my countryman, whom I respect and applaud for his excellent investigative reporting.
Cyril Allen, the chairman of the governing council of the Coalition for Democratic Change, has described the recent expulsion of the vice president and standard bearer of the National Patriotic Party, Jewel Howard-Taylor, by some executives as “reckless and irresponsible.”
Cyril Allen has been tasked with the responsibility of appointing local government appointments in Margibi
Liberia’s Deputy Minister for Commerce, Cyril Allen Jr., has claimed that the country currently has the lowest petroleum prices in the Economic Community of West African States.