Vice President Boakai Grateful For Huge Turnout At UP Campaign Launch-Off To The United States

Tuesday, 20th September 2011

Apparently touched by the huge turnout at the launch of the ruling Unity Partyís campaign in Monrovia last Saturday, Liberiaís Vice President Joseph N. Boakai Sr., has expressed gratitude to all partisans and well-wishers of the ruling party who made it their duty to be part of the campaign launching ceremony.

Speaking in Monrovia on Sunday, September 18, Vice President Boakai said he was especially impressed by the huge turnout by the youth.

He noted that the massive turnout by the youth is a testimony that they appreciate what the Government is doing for them.

He added that the turnout is also an indication that the ruling party will be given another mandate to continue its aggressive development agenda.

Meanwhile, Vice President Boakai at the head of an eight-member delegation departed the country on Sunday, September 18, for the United States on a ten-day visit.

While in the United States, the Vice President is expected to address the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps Volunteer Service and the United Nations General Assembly on September 26.

He is expected back in Liberia on Wednesday, September 28.

Members of the Vice Presidentís delegation include: Honorable Gbehzongar Findley, Senior Senator, Grand Bassa County, Honorable Samuel D. Page, Member of the House of Representatives, Grand Bassa County and Mr. Samuel A. Stevquoah, Chief of Office Staff, Office of the Vice President.