The Religious Advisor to President George M. Weah says the strategy that brought the Coalition for Democratic Change or CDC to state power in 2017 is unity.
Mother Kebbeh Karnga spoke on Saturday, 5 May at the G.W. Gibson Elementary school edifice in Sinyea, Lower Bong County during the funeral service a fallen member of the national prayer team of the Coalition for Democratic Change, the late Mother Satta Tengbeh “Our President is a unifier and that was one of the key strategies that he used to defeat his opponents, and no other political candidate had that strategy during the election”, she notes.
Mother Karnga explains that while it is true that President Weah is a unifier, his followers, including members of the national prayer team, and everyone that believes in him should follow his foot step by being unifiers, stressing that with this, Liberia will be a better place to live because the President’s desire is to make Liberia better again.
“We come here today to bid farewell to our fallen mother, who was one of us, and the role she played in the victory of CDC, and the national prayer team cannot be over emphasized.”
She challenged members of the national prayer team not to give up despite the loss, calling on them to be strong and courageous in their work to reveal messages that would heal the land.
“Our role played in the just-ended election was great, and we as mothers of the land must not give up; we have a duty in making sure that our advices to our leaders must make an impact despite their own judgment, and it must also send a message, that will pave the way for them to make good and sound decision to benefit the citizens”, she continues.
Paying tribute to the fallen member on behalf of President Weah, Mother Karnga says the President would have loved to be at the home-going of one of his spiritual advisors, who she described as an advocate and fighter, but due to other pressing engagement he could not.
The late Satta Tengbeh, joined the CDC through the national prayer team in 2005, and since she had held several positions including Chairlady for Bong County, Chaplain, and Vice Coordinator of the prayer team, respectively the last post she held until her demise.
Speaking on behalf of the Coalition for Democratic Change, national chaplain general Rev. Festus Logan, who is also Executive Director of the Liberia Refugees Repatriation and Resettlement Commission, describes the late mother Satta Tengbeh as a believer whose struggle for resilience and ability to transform the party could not be measured. “She was not a bishop, but her little prayers offered help to give the CDC victory”, Logan acknowledged.
By Lewis S. Teh–Editing by Jonathan Browne