Liberia Will Erupt Into Crisis If…, Teahjay Warns

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J. Milton Teahjay, a suspended member of the opposition Congress for Democratic Change (CDC), has warned that Liberia will erupt into crisis if the CDC wins state power in 2018. Months ago, Teahjay membership with the CDC was suspended for supporting the second term bid of President Johnson- Sirleaf. He sounded the warning Wednesday, January 25, 2012 when he appeared on the Truth FM Breakfast Show.

According to him, the CDC is incapable of providing political leadership in Liberia because, according to him, the CDC lacks political stability.

The Sinoe County Superintendent asserted that  the CDC is beset by infighting and political wrangling.

Speaking further, Teahjay called for a national effort to restore the stability of the CDC.

The suspended CDC official criticized what he called unilateral decisions on the part of the party to expel and suspend executives who he said worked hard for the party’s development.

Teahjay, who was a fierce critic of President Johnson-Sirleaf, however, cautioned the CDC to emulate the political stability within the ruling Unity Party(UP) and the opposition  Liberty Party(LP).

On the question of his suspension, Teahjay said he would challenge his suspension in the court now that the election was over.

Among other things, he added that the executive committee of the CDC lacks authority to suspend him.

Meanwhile, the CDC is yet to comment regarding assertions by Teajay that Liberia will erupt into crisis if the CDC wins state power in 2018 and that the party lacks political stability among others.


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