CDC’s Victor Frank Foko Tells Supporters
The Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) Montserrado County District #9 by-election Primary Committee, in line with the National Elections Commission (NEC), guidelines conducted its primary with the former Chief of Office Staff of the late Representative, Munah Pelham Youngblood , Frank Saah Foko, winning with 882 votes as CDC’s Representative candidate for Montserrado County’s District #9 by-election.
The by-elections for replacement of the late Munah Pelham Youngblood in the House of Representative will be held on December 8, 2020, according to the National Elections Commission (NEC).
The total number of votes cast was 2,245.
Of the above number, there were 136 invalid votes and 2,109 valid votes.
Eight candidates participated in the Montserrado County District #9 by-elections primary.
Following the announcing of results, Mr. Massayan Koikoi obtained 346 votes; James Coleman, 31 votes; Sayemaye Cole, 40 votes; Sriya Musu Isojde, 311votes; Sallay Randolph, 123votes; Geace Bemah Yates, 169 votes; Joshua ZAZA-Arku, 307 votes; with Frank Saah Foko with 882 votes; thus declaring Mr. Foko as winner.
Speaking following his victory, Mr. Frank Foko, extolled the primary committee of the CDC district #9 Montserrado County for conducting the elections peacefully.
He said it was due to the transparent process that allows the various candidates of the primary to accept the results without agitation.
“ By being a winner of this process does not means that I am better than those people who did not win , I want you consider everyone of us as winners’’ he indicated.
Mr. Foko further appreciated those defeated candidates for the level of love peace and unity.
He used the time to call for reconciliation among all of the candidates’ supporters.
He said the primary is over and it is the party interest that needs to be protected.
Mr. Foko used the event to vow not to let his supporters and the residents of Montserrado County District #9 if elected as representative.
Also speaking the Chairman of the Coalition for Democratic Change primary Jefferson Koijee said the party allow its partisans to make the decision regarding who to represent them not those from the top during the party’s primary unlike the others.
He said the leadership of the CDC was proud of the ordinary partisans for making such a decision on who to contest on the CDC ticket for Montserrado County District #9 Representative By-election selected for December 8 2020.
The Chairman told the partisans that the CDC is not just a party but what he calls movement that will exist beyond their time of leadership.
At the same time, the observers of the various candidates expressed satisfaction over the smooth process.