Liberian female candidate slams Sirleaf's Nobel Peace Prize
In Liberia’s presidential race are three female candidates, including incumbent President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.
One of the woman candidate is Dr. Cecelia Ndebe of the Liberia Reconstruction Party has said President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is not worthy of the Nobel Peace Prize.
After the peaceful polling, she said she was pleased with the peaceful outcome of the polls, took the Nobel foundation to task for awarding the Nobel peace prize to President Johnson-Sirleaf.
In an interview with WADR’s Frank Sainworla, Dr. Ndebe also says if the Liberian leader goes to the second round, she would not give her support to her.
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All efforts made to get comment from President Johnson-Sirleaf on Tuesday’s polls failed.
Her Press Secretary Cyrus Badio told us that she won’t comment until the elections commission announces the results of elections.
But this presidential candidate, Winston Tubman from the main opposition party, CDC was willing to speak with us about the smooth and peaceful conduct of yesterday’s elections in post war Liberia.
Tubman is boasting that he will win in the first round and that he will respect the will of the Liberian people.
But first on the phone line to Monrovia, my colleague Frank Sainworla first asked the CDC presidential candidate what he made of the historic elections day, October 11.
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Meanshile, the National Elections Commission in Liberia said ballot counting was underway, after Tuesday’s presidential and legislative elections which passed off peacefully.
NEC Chairman James Fromoyan says, the first provisional results will be released on Wednesday, October 13.
The Liberian elections chief made the disclosure to journalists last evening in Monrovia, when polls closed.