Jallah Lone Lashes at Anti-Govt. Elements
© The Monrovia Guardian Newspaper
MONROVIA, Liberia - The Deputy Chairman of Council of Chiefs and elders of Liberia, Chief
Jallah Leone, has sounded a stern warning against what he terms
"anti-government elements" who are doing all they can to discredit the
NPP-led government and bring untold hardships to the war-wearied people of
In a chat with journalists in Monrovia during a mass meeting with citizens
of Gbarpolu County along with their Superintendent in preparation of a mass
demonstration to be held on Saturday about America's role in Liberia, he
said Liberians should by now be concentrating on how to wok collectively
with the government as it strives to reconstruct the country as well as to
put this ugly war to an end.
Jallah Lone lamented that such detractors should await the end of President
Charles Taylor's six year term and contest the ensuing elections because
Liberians demonstrated their constitutional franchise in July 1997 when
they overwhelmingly voted the NPP-led government into office.
He said all Liberians and elders, whether at home or in the Diaspora,
should give peace a chance and do all to uplift this country instead or
attempting to further bury it because of one person business which has the
propensity to drive more Liberians to suffering.
Mr. Lone noted that it was about time all Liberians rally around their
government for the betterment of their homeland because, above all else,
Liberia is our only patrimony and, as such, Liberians must do all to
rebuild it since it was ruined by Liberians themselves and not foreigners.
Chief Lone has pledged his commitment to the democratic system and the rule