-Receives huge endorsement From Women Groups, Others
The candidacy of Cyvette Gibson, an independent female candidate in the ensuing Montserrado County, District #9 Representative By-Election received a huge boost, when several women groups and others endorse her candidature on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.
The all-important endorsement ceremony was characterized by jubilation from women groups, motorcyclists, private school teachers among others, who commenced the occasion with a parade through the the principle streets of Montserrado County electoral district #9, climaxing same at the All God’s Children Compound located in the district.
Speaking during the colorful endorsement program, the President of the Sinkor United Private School Teacher’s Association, Cyrus Glay lavished praises on Madam Gibson for taking the bold step to contest for the vacant Representative seat in district #9.
According to Mr. Glay, that such decision on the part of Madam Gibson will save their district from the hands of those he described as wicked and corrupt male politicians .
“ Your participation in this by- election is a clear manifestation that the women and young girls of district #9, have spoken with one powerful voice and are ready to vote a female candidate to replace the female representative who did not fail us like the male representative in person of Mr. Dusty Wolokille. who served from 2006-2011,” Glay noted.
“On this note , let us say no to every male candidate in district #9,” he emphasized.
He added that due to her competency in various administrative capacities that included the Deputy Major of Monrovia City Corporation (MCC), Mayor of Paynesville City Corporation (PCC), as well as her invaluable services to humanity, Madam Gibson is the preferred choice for the district #9 job.
According to the president of the Sinkor United Private School Teacher’s Association Madam Gibson has done a made numerous contributions both to Montserrado county and the country at large, citing the her role in acquisition of an electrical transformer for the 12st community, building of hand pump in Gbankay’s Town Community , building of a bridge on the Fredrick Island among others.
He said based on the female candidate’s immense contributions his organization was left with no other alternative but to endorse Madam Cyvette Gibson candidacy for the representative post of District #9, Montserrado County.
Also presenting endorsement statement on behalf of the women at the ceremony, Madam Bentta Smith said majority of the women in the district have made a conscious decision to support Madam Gibson’s bid for the house of Representatives, adding that their support with be backed by concrete commitment to ensure that the female candidate is elected come December 8,2020.
She intoned that their decision to support Madam Gibson’s bid is based on the female candidate’s humanitarian efforts in transforming the living conditions of the women and children of the district.
According to her, the women believe in the leadership ability of Madam Gibson , adding that she has proven her excellent leadership ability at the Monrovia City Corporation and at the Paynesville City Corporation among others.
She the urged residents of District #9 Montserrado County to collectively support such a candidate with a lot of experience and qualities in both the public and private sectors.
Also endorsing Madam Gibson’s candidacy was the head of district’s Motorcyclist Union, Donaidson Ball, who said the motorcyclist union has been for a long time been observing the works of Madam Gibson over the years.
He averred that her works have prompted the motorcyclist union to fully endorse her candidature.
Mr. Ball then vowed to campaign throughout the length and breadth of district #9 to ensure that the female candidate gets elected.
Responding to the various organizations’ endorsement statements, the independent female representative candidate Cyvette Gibson appreciated the various groupings, especially the women for their commitment in supporting her quest to represent them at the Legislature.
She told the gathering that her vision for the people of the district is total development that will include empowerment for women through training , scholarships for young people, aimed at particularly assisting parents who cannot afford to pay their children’s school fees .
Madam Gibson said if elected, her leadership will be based on transparency and accountability at the Legislature.
She further told her jubilant supporters that if elected, she will give back fifty percent of her salary to the district for development purposes.
However, the former Paynesville City Mayor indicated that if elected or not, she would provide scholarships for the young people of district #9, adding that she is committed to this.
She told Montserrado county district #9 residents that it is about time that they elected a lawmaker who will have the ability to articulate the issues and compete with other lawmakers on national issues at the Plenary of the House of Representatives, to their advantage.
Madam Gibson said with the experience and education she has acquired over the years, she is best suited to represent the loving people of Montserrado district #9.
She encouraged the women and the young people of the district to vote her on Election Day for the overall good of the district.