-On State Of Nation Address
By R. Joyclyn Wea
The Political Leader of the Alternative National Congress (ANC), Alexander B. Cummings has disagreed with Liberian head of state George M. Weah on his state of the nation address on Monday, July 16, 2018.
Speaking on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at the party headquarters in Sinkor, Cummings asserted that not much was said by President Weah during his July 16, 2018 State of the nation address.
According to him, not much was heard from the Liberian leader on the solutions on the current affairs of the state.
Cummings, who is an economic expert, said he will give his party’s perspective on the President’s state of the nation address at the appropriate time.
“At the appropriate time we will make comments on the speech. But most importantly, we will make comments and subjections on what we think some of the challenges the country is faced with. But we did not hear many solutions yesterday but again I want to keep my focus on today resource center,” he dodged reporters .
The ANC political leader indicated that he will offer his party’s prospective on the country’s economy and government’s performance in a not too far distance future.
Meanwhile, Mr. Cummings has expressed empathy for Liberian victims from floor disaster across the country as a result of the heavy down pool of rain in recent days.
According to him, this is where everyone will want to have a government with policy affecting the lives of Liberians whether positively or negatively.
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