After coming under fire from some members of the Coalition for Democratic Change CDC for his resignation from the party, Kanio Bai Gbala has described the Coalition for Democratic Change as his vibrant past and the Liberty party his future.
Appearing yesterday on the Capitol FM breakfast show, the former hard-hitting CDC Chair for Press and Propaganda said his decision to quit the party was strictly on policy differences and not on personal aggrandizement as is been speculated in the public sphere. According to him Senator George Weah is a great man, an icon and a transformational leader but he does not believe or support his presidential bid this time around. “I can herald George Weah and he is still my friend but presidency, I don’t support,” he added. “I made this personal pact to myself; not to bastardize the CDC or the standard bearer because of my departure, but to ensure that the platform of the Liberty party is promoted to the best of his ability,” Atty Gbala stated. “I spend twelve years as a card carrying member of the CDC and when you spend those years it is test of your commitment and devotion to fight those who sought to denigrate the institution. I think people should appreciate the fact that I was honest enough to say I have reached the point and I am moving on because CDC was my vibrant past and the Liberty Party is my future,” he said. He used the occasion to appreciate the motorcyclists who according to him celebrated the unification day and pledge their support to the Liberty party. He at the same time noted that the LP and its members will work tirelessly to succeed in making Cllr. Brumskine president in October of the upcoming elections. “2017 is a prepared year for the opposition, and we will not be deterred by all these endorsements. Legislators in our country nowadays are the most unpopular people due to their empty promises made and no fulfillment,” he said.