In his official letter addressed to the Acting Chairman of the Council of Patriots, Mr. Mo Ali, Rep. Kolulah said, “I hereby reaffirm my opposition to the Weah-led government until it can use the available resources with which this country is endowed to revitalize the ailing economy and give our citizens a life of dignity. While I remain an influential member of the Alternative National Congress, I will be willing to join ranks with any group of citizens to demand our government to do the right thing.” He thanked the members of the Council of Patriots for demonstrating love for the country. News 

Representative Yekeh Kolubah Suspends Membership from Council of Patriots

  MONROVIA – Representative Yekeh Kolubah, an ardent critic of the George Weah-led administration and a ranking member of the Council of Patriots, has suspended his membership from the COP. Rep. Kolubah did not give any reason for the suspension of his membership, but said he would withhold his membership until “it becomes necessary to for same to be reactivated.” The Council of Patriots, headed by Mr. Henry P. Costa, was established by some group of influential individuals within the opposition bloc to be a pressure group that would serve…

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CoP also referred to the intervention of Liberia’s international partners at this 11th hour as “an intrusion” into the internal affairs of the state. “We do not object to intervention or intrusion, as much as we feel they are getting too much involved in our domestic affairs — that’s not necessarily a bad thing. But we hope that same level of intrusion will be made when it comes to the US$25 million [infusion]; that same level of intrusion will be made when it comes to other bread-and-butter issues like the L$16 billion; that same level of intrusion will be made when it comes to the attacks on Honorable Yekeh Kolubah, Senator Dillon, or Henry Costa or Mo Ali…” News 

CoP declares January 6, D-Day: Showdown with Weah govt. over rights to protest

    Monrovia – The Council of Patriots (COP), through its Chairman, Henry Costa has termed as ‘undemocratic and unconstitutional’ the proposing of separate dates by the Government of Liberia (GOL) and Ambassadors of the United States, European Union, United Nations and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for the holding of its ‘peaceful assembly’ in the country. The Liberian government, through the Ministry of Justice previously vowed not to issue permit to citizens to stage protests until January 30. But following the intervention of Liberia’s international partners,…

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CoP also referred to the intervention of Liberia’s international partners at this 11th hour as “an intrusion” into the internal affairs of the state. “We do not object to intervention or intrusion, as much as we feel they are getting too much involved in our domestic affairs — that’s not necessarily a bad thing. But we hope that same level of intrusion will be made when it comes to the US$25 million [infusion]; that same level of intrusion will be made when it comes to other bread-and-butter issues like the L$16 billion; that same level of intrusion will be made when it comes to the attacks on Honorable Yekeh Kolubah, Senator Dillon, or Henry Costa or Mo Ali…” Public Policy 

CoP chides foreign intrusion in Liberia’s internal affairs, will not assemble in stadium

    Monrovia, Liberian Observer—In response to the 11th hour intervention by the Liberia’s foreign partners, calling for a change of date and venue for the protest that was scheduled for today, December 30, 2019, the Council of Patriots (CoP) has announced their provisional compliance with the postponement of the protest. However, the organizers have emphatically stated that the Government of Liberia’s proposed new date and venue — Sunday, January 5, 2020 at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium — are unacceptable. Below are highlights of the CoP press conference, held today…

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