Liberian Senators Endorse VP Boakai's Bid for Presidency

In an unprecedented move, 19 of the country's 30 senators have announced that they support the presidential bid of Vice President Joseph Boakai. There are reports that some representatives are planning to do the same.



Members of the Liberian legislature.

  • Liberia:   19 Senators Endorse VP Boakai for President

    LINA, 12 May 2017

    MONROVA May 11 (LINA) - Ahead of the General and Presidential Elections in October this year, Vice President Joseph Boakai has received an overwhelming backing from 19 members of… Read more »

  • Liberia:   Sherman's Fall - the Unlearned Lesson Befell Them

    FrontPageAfrica, 11 May 2017

    AT A PROGRAM TO boost the presidential bid of Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai, the chairman emeritus of the Unity Party, Senator Varney Sherman, passed out and was quickly… Read more »

  • Liberia:   'Betrayal of Trust'

    NEWS, 12 May 2017

    What seems to be a betrayal of trust was witnessed Thursday at the Capitol Building, when three senators of different political parties were seen endorsing the Presidential bid of… Read more »

  • Liberia:   Senator Varney Sherman Collapses in Capitol Building Rotunda

    FrontPageAfrica, 11 May 2017

    In the jam packed rotunda of the Capitol, lawmakers and hundreds of supporters had gathered to pledge allegiance to candidature of Vice President Joseph Boakai, but the elaborate… Read more »

  • Liberia:   Varney Sherman Collapsed

    NEWS, 12 May 2017

    The scene preceding the endorsement of Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai on Thursday at the capitol building turned sad when Senator Varney G. Sherman collapsed. Read more »

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