-Representative Aspirant Encourages Bassa Citizens
Ahead of the 2017 general and presidential elections in the country, the chief executive officer of Fair Play Development Initiatives (FDI) in Grand Bassa County electoral district number three is urging citizens of the county to obtain their voter registration cards if they want the county to be better.
Speaking at the weekend when he was petitioned by citizens of the district to contest the impending 2017 elections as representative aspirant, Matthew Joe said he wants to make sure that Grand Bassa County gets better and as such, he remains committed to the process.
In a petition statement read by Louise Kardor of the United Communities’ Movement for Matthew Joe, the group commended him for the numerous development projects undertaken in the district and the county at large through his company.
“We consider the initiatives as paramount to the survivability of the district. Therefore, we the United Communities’ Movement for Matthew Joe have come to encourage and to give him the power not to fear to contest for the 2017 elections as representative aspirant for district number three, Grand Bassa County,” the petition is quoted as saying.
The petitioners said they were very happy for Joe and as such they are willing to stand with him in every direction he wants to go because the work of his hands speaks volume to his commitment to the district.
“We are in one mind, one spirit, one voice for you to fully participate as representative aspirant comes 2017. May God bless you, protects you in all your endeavors,” the petitioners noted.
The petitioning ceremony held at the executive unification pavilion in Buchanan brought together all 60 communities in the city including chiefs, elders, and other supporters from across the country, and political parties among others.
There were four different petition statements in support of Joe which represented the groups after parading the principal streets of Buchanan. In his acceptance speech, Matthew Joe said he remains committed to the development and well-being of the district.
According to him, he and the FDI have undertaken lots of development projects in the district which is a clear indication that they are committed to the district. “I am so proud of you to accept all of your petitions to contest as representative aspirant having critically and prayerfully discussed it. Serving is my passion, development activity is my dream. Don’t stop this far, we need your support and let’s fight to achieve our dream,” he said.
He used the occasion to remind his supporters to obtain their voter registration cards in order to achieve their goals comes 2017, saying Grand Bassa County is all they need to fight to protect.
“We will be a force, victory is our goal. Just make sure to obtain your registration cards and don’t sit there,” he added. For his part, a member of Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai’s Movement, Robert Kpadeh openly declared that the movement is willing to work with serious minded people who have love for their people. “We are willing to work with Matthew Joe at all levels,” Kpadeh said in support.
By Reuben Sei Waylaun