By Esau J. Farr
A senatorial hopeful for the impending 2020 Mid-Term Special Senatorial Election in Bong County has asked for the religious blessing of the church in Bong County which she considers cardinal for her success and victory.
Madam Dorothy Kwennah Toomann made the plea recently at the just ended 101st Bi-Annual Session of the Association of Regular Soul Winning Baptist Churches in Liberia.
“You know, this thing started as far back as 2005, but we have been turning it down and it keeps coming; but the one that is right before me now I have decided not to look at it alone, but rather consult others about it and take it to the Lord in prayers.
“That is why I have come to you as my biggest family (people of God) seeking your advice and support for the 2020 Senatorial Election in Bong County,” Madam Kwennah-Toomann told conference delegates in Jorwah, Bong County amidst cheerful applause from conference delegates.
She told the gathering that owing to her background as social worker, humanitarian and developmental person, she thinks she is best suited to serve her people in order to foster development in Bong County if her people so desire her to lead them at the level of the Legislature.
“I am aware that the voice of the people is the voice of God and that’s why I have come to the people of God to seek their pieces of advice, prayers and support in this endeavor,” Madam Toomann asserted.
Madam Dorothy Kwennah-Toomann is a member of the Grace Baptist Church in Gbarnga, Bong County and the immediate former Executive Director of one of the outstanding civil society organizations (CSO) in Liberia, DEN-L.
DEN-L is the Development Education Network-Liberia, a civil society organization with a focus on developing and supporting youth empowerment in skill training and other career development with its Headquarters in Gbarnga, Bong County working across Liberia.
Madam Dorothy Kwennah Toomann is the first female senatorial aspirant to expressly declare her intent to contest the senatorial race in that central Liberian county in a race predicted to have more male candidates as contenders.
Already, the names of Cllr. Benedict Sargbeh, Augustus Flomo, Jeremiah Sulonteh, Rennie B. Jackson and incumbent Henry W. Yallah have surfaced as some of the potential candidates in 2020 senatorial race in Bong County. TNR