Despite being declared a wanted man by the Liberian National Police on Friday, March 19, Unity Party Secretary-General Mohammed Ali has not been charged with any crime. The case is drawing condemnations from opposition groups that the police decision was politically motivated.
The campaign team of senatorial candidate Abraham Darius Dillon last week halted a major campaign rally earlier planned to take place on Friday, July 5.
Amid growing anxiety among citizens that the June 7 protest could have a negative outcome, the political leader of the Alternative National Congress, Alexander Cummings, has asked participants to remain peaceful and avoid provocations.
The Coalition for Democratic Change has refuted claims that it has created a list of opponents who will be denied jobs in the new government.
Unity party has expelled outgoing president,Â Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who has been accused by party leaders of supporting the opposition in the recent presidential elections.
Joseph Nyumah Boakai, vice president and standard bearer of the ruling Unity Party, and Sen. George Weah of Montserrado, the standard bearer of the Coalition for Democratic Change, have both confirmed they will not attend the final presidential debate on September 26, 2017.
As the October 2017 general and presidential election draws nearer, Nimba, Liberiaâ€™s second most populous county, continues to receive attention from political parties seeking votes.
Mohammed Ali, Unity Partyâ€™s assistant national secretary general for press, publicity, and outreach has trashed FrontPage Africaâ€™s ongoing coverage of the alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl involving Grand Gedeh Representative Morais T. Waylee.