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Cummings Sets Manifesto Implementation as Condition for Endorsement

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By E. J. Nathaniel Daygbor

The standard Bearer of the opposition Collaborating Political Parties wants his party’s manifestos accepted and implemented by any political party that seeking his endorsement ahead of the November 14 presidential run-off elections.

CPP’s leader Alexander Cummings said party wanting his support must prioritize the passage of the minimum 30% law for women participation and membership in the Liberian Legislature.

The party must also seek the appointment of women to the cabinet with a view to achieving at least 40% inclusion of women in the cabinet and establish a national youth service program.

“The commitment to provide preferential loans and business development support programs to Liberian entrepreneurs, especially for women and youth.  Commitment to Establish a War and Economic Crimes Court in Liberia. We must end the culture of impunity in our country, and seriously seek to reconcile and unite our people under the rule of law,” Cummings said.

The CPP is also insisting on judicial reform and  review of the Liberian Constitution to strengthen democratic governance.

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