The flag bearer of the Coalition of Democratic Change (CDC) has disclosed plans upon his ascendancy to the presidency to make the primary education system in both private and public schools free in order to ease tension on parents who cannot afford paying their children fees.
Touching on the senior high division of the education system in the country Senator Weah noted that the West African Examination Council (WAEC) fees will be totally free across the length and breadth of the country for both private and public schools. He made the disclosure over the weekend at the CDC party headquarter in Congo at the party’s first convention where he was nominated by three political parties to serve as the standard bearer of the recent coalition. Accepting the chairmanship, Senator Weah expressed satisfaction over the confidence reposed in him and praised his companions for putting aside their individual ambitions in the interest of the people and country to join the coalition. The coalition, he said has many rooms, and as such other political parties will still be given the opportunity to join the boat. “Coming together will be bringing victory to opposition. We need a change, a change we seek will bring will allow Liberians to enhance good living condition,” he added. He then urged partisans to turn up, register and have their cards protected, adding, “when good people refuse to vote, bad leaders come in power”. He then nominated Senator Jewel Howard Taylor as his running mate. Senator Taylor for her part called on all NPP partisans who have left the party to join other parties to come and join the coalition as she takes on the vice standard bearer ship of the coalition.