The Head of the National Council of Chiefs and Elders of Liberia, Chief Zanzan Karwor, has called on Liberians to remain calm in the wake of ongoing discussions with divided Lawmakers of the 53rd Legislature.
Chief Karwor said as long the matter was brought to his office in Sinkor, and as head of the Traditional Council of Liberia, he would ensure that there exits unity among the two divided Lawmakers.
Speaking to reporters in an interview at a Peace-building discussions with divided Lawmakers of the 53rd Legislature in Sinkor last weekend, Chief Karwor indicated that in whatever one intents to do, he or she must put Liberia first, considering the fact that Liberia is the only country that belongs to everyone, saying if there is a matter brings problems to Liberia, it must be handled in a peaceful manner.
He further indicated that the presence of the two parties at the office of the National Council of Chiefs and Elders also signals progress, adding that the council has begun looking into the matter to understand the route cause(s) so as to help with resolution.
Chief Karwor could not explain the council’s intervention in detail, but noted that all will be resolved at the second meeting scheduled to have taken place on Monday, August 22, It is yet unknown whether or not Chief Karwor ever met with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as he assured following last weekend’s meeting with the two groups of Lawmakers.
He also noted that the two parties promised to return on the day set to have the matter resolved at his traditional office in Sinkor, expressing appreciation to the conflicting parties for their presence.
By: Zee Roberts-Edited by Gdorge Barpeen