Drama as President Weah Sacks Minister for Attending Opposition’s Rally

President Weah axes minister after committing major political blunder

Liberian President, George Weah, has relived the country’s telecommunications minister, Cooper Kruah, of his services after he made a major political mistake.

Politics Nigeria gathered that the sacking came a few days after Kruah attended an opposition rally.

Kruah reportedly attended a rally organised by the opposition Unity Party political last Friday, April 28, where the party named its presidential running mate ahead of October’s general elections, BBC News reports.

Senior members of the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) party were angered by Kruah’s action and subsequently demanded his sacking.

Replacing Kruah, President Weah has nominated Worlea-Saywah Dunah, a veteran public servant.

However, Dunah’s appointment will have to be approved by the Senate.

President Weah will face strong challenges from the Unity Party’s Joseph Boaka and Alexander Cummings of the Collaborating Political Parties.

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