“Nimba Will No Longer Be Political Commodity” -Senatorial Candidate Roland Duo Asserts By: Julius Konton


The contest for the Senatorial seat in Vote rich Nimba County appears to be getting tense and political competitive unlike the previous one house race. As jabs throwing, crowd contests and tangibles’ delivery now the order of the day across the political corridors of Nimba County, it is the voice of the people through their votes on the final decision making day will decide the fate for the next Senator of Nimba County. At a well-attended political rally in Karnplay, Nimba County, the Ruling Coalition for Democratic Change Senatorial Candidate Roland Duo asserted that gone are the days where Nimba County will be used or seen a political commodity. According to him, he has come to bridge the political gap and to change the political narratives for the betterment of Nimbians.  “Nimba needs serious reconciliation,  Nimbians are tire of disunity”, he disclosed.  He said the tribal politics has hardly divided the people of Nimba but as Senator of the County he will work to ensure that the County is reunited . Duo vowed to be the godson of Nimba who will work with President George Weah in order to help improve Nimba County and the Country at large. At the same time, former Nimba County Senator Thomas Grupee stressed that no one bad apple can spoil Nimba County. According to him, the county over the years has been negatively branded due to one in his words element. ” Snake tooth is brushable but who will help to hold it as such, I crave the indulgence of our elders to join me so we can have this snake tooth properly brushed, ” he added. Even though he did not call name, the former Nimba Senator stated that he is a national disgrace. “We love him but the war is over now  and he needs to leave, lets say no to him this time around,”  he urged the people of Nimba. Grupee who is now part of the ruling establishment pointed out that wise man changes and he is now on board to support President George Weah’s reelection because he believes in development and the transformation of the lives of the people. He used the occasion to encourage Nimbians to be patient, focused and not expect too much so soon.

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