Former Montserrado Senatorial Candidate Sheikh Al- Moustapha Kouyateh is expected to join the already flooded presidential political race of Liberia in the upcoming 2023 presidential and legislative elections.
The leader of the Liberia First Movement has announced that he will contest for the presidency to set the country on a new course of transformation.
Speaking in an interview with this paper recently, Mr. Kouyateh said that his ambition to contest for the country highest seat is to mitigate the high cost of living, uncontrollable public corruption and wanton abuse of the country resources.
He alleged that the current administration headed by President George Manneh Weah has inflicted more wounds on the Liberian people, adding that poverty has becomes companion to Liberia.
“We have to correct the wrong. We have express interest in the nation highest seat because we want to transform the high ship and suffering that our people are going through. What our people are experiencing is something that they don’t deserve but because they have leader who is ignorant to their plight” he noted.
The former Coalition for Democratic Change strong man argued that the current administration has failed the Liberian people and has dashed the hope of the ordinary citizens.
He further argued that under the administration of President Weah, Liberians do not have right to justice, affordable and quality education, better healthcare and equilibrium.
“We are not saved in our country any longer. The country judicial system is compromised. The rights of our people are not respected. The country is engulfed with mysterious death and disappearance of peaceful citizens. This is seriously alarming. However, that is what I want to fix”, Kouyateh said.
Meanwhile, explaining his political manifestos and ambition for Liberia, Mr. Kouyateh said that if he is elected President of Liberia, he will make sure that Liberians have access to jobs opportunity, better education and international exposure which will help the country greatly.
He vowed to also provide safe drinking water, affordable education, better healthcare, safe environment for all Liberians, adding he looks forward to see the people of Liberia having the expressed means to support his ambition
” In no distance period, my ambition for the highest seat will receive lots of endorsements. We want to correct the wrong. We are calling on all Liberians to join the revolution to save Liberia from corruption, bad governance, and egotistical characters” he concluded.