-Cummings laments Liberians’ plights in Christmas message

Opposition chief Alexander B. Cummings says 2022 is finishing in hardship simply because it began, alleging that Liberians’ dwelling prerequisites have got worse annually underneath President George Manneh Weah.

“This is a season of joy and I want to wish all Liberians a Merry Christmas. But, we know that for many of our people here at home, the year is ending just as it began in hardship,” Cummings mentioned in his Christmas Message Thursday, 22 December 2022.

Cummings and his Collaborating Political Parties (CPP) supporters led a rally remaining Saturday dubbed ‘We Taya [tired] Suffering, denouncing alleged hardship that they mentioned has been imposed towards the citizenry via President Weah’s executive.

“For the last five years under President Weah, living conditions have gotten worse every year. Things have become harder and harder that there is hardly anything with which to celebrate,” Mr. Cummings alleged.

The presidential hopeful is looking for the country’s most sensible place of business at the price ticket of the opposition bloc CPP which is made up of the Alternative National Congress (ANC) and a faction of Liberty Party (LP).

Speaking on the CPP headquarters in Sinkor, Cummings suggested Liberians to switch President Weah and his Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) executive because of a loss of imaginative and prescient and route to steer Liberians to prosperity.

On behalf of the CPP and in his title, Cummings prolonged honest greetings to Liberians at house, and in the diaspora as they have fun the start of the Lord Jesus Christ.

However, the opposition chief lamented that in this 5th Christmas day underneath President Weah’s executive, he is aware of that too many kids will pass to mattress hungry.

He claimed that it’s because households are nonetheless grieving the mysterious deaths of family members as a result of their deaths cannot be slightly defined, or correctly investigated.

According to Cummings, President Weah has ordered investigations into those circumstances, however he has no longer troubled to practice up with them.

He alleged that President Weah hopes that the general public will omit about those circumstances, however reminds him that the grieving households can not omit, and they’ll no longer omit.

The CPP chief emphasised that in this 5th Christmas day birthday celebration underneath President Weah, the aged voters will probably be compelled to beg as a result of, in their retirement, the federal government has deserted them.

He defined that the streets will nonetheless be unsafe, and communities will proceed to be taken over via ghettos and medicine.

Mr. Cummings stressed out that joblessness, unhappiness, and frustration will proceed to be the tale of many younger other folks whilst costs of the whole lot together with meals, hire, and transportation, will nonetheless be going up whilst salaries are taking place.

“On President Weah’s fifth Christmas day, President Weah, Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor, the Speaker and the Senate Pro-Tempore, and the Deputy Speaker – only five persons- have increased their share in the budget,” Cummings alleged.

He claimed that in combination, they’re getting greater than universities, colleges, and hospitals.

Cummings alleged additional that Liberia has turn out to be a laughingstock and funny story to the world neighborhood as a result of President Weah’s CDC executive thinks the governance of the rustic ‘Da play-play factor’ [is for a play].

Mr. Cummings described the federal government as a kleptocracy, a central authority of thieves which might be looting and harmful the wealth of the Liberian other folks with dry-face corruption.

“My other folks, the sector is giggling at us. And will proceed to chuckle at us and take us for [a] funny story as a result of … we’ve a president who thinks the activity of the President da play-play factor.

“While he is playing, our people continue to suffer because no serious investor will come to invest in a country with [a] play-play leader who is doing nothing to stop stealing from the people because he … [is] stealing or benefiting from the stealing of the Liberian people’s money,” Mr. Cummings claimed.