By Jenneh T. Borbor
Nimba County former Superintendent Edith Gongloe Weh has declared support for President George Weah in the scheduled Nov. 14 presidential runoff election.
She and her group- the Friends of Edith Gongloe Weh Movement are backing the President to continue his developmental agenda, the ex-local government official told reporters Thursday in the capital Monrovia.
Edith support for the President comes day after a senior member of the influential Gongloe clan – Tiawon who finished sixth in the Oct. 10 vote joined forces with opposition leader Joseph Boakai to upend Weah’s rule.
Her family believes in democracy wherein they respect each other views and has no effect on her family relationship, she said noting that her participation in politics is in the interests of Nimba County.
“My participation in politics is for the citizens of Nimba to get their fair share of the development.
“Based on our own assessment between the two remaining candidates, we trust that President Weah continuation of what he started is the best way.
“We have resolved to robustly campaign the best way we can throughout the length and breadth of our county and country to ensure President Weah succeeds.
“We call on all our supporters who believe in our judgment to join us in supporting president Weah to victory to in completing all of his developmental agenda under the pro-poor agenda.”