President Boakai Leadership Faces Major Soldiers’ Wives Protest, As Armed Forces Day Celebration Puts On Hold

In less than a month in office, Liberia’s 26th President, Joseph Nyuma Boakai Leadership seems to be engulfed with serious problem as wives of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) have blocked major roads in Monrovia and its environs in demand of the appointment of the former Chief of Staff of the AFL as Defense Minister.

As results of the women’s action to stage a nationwide protect around the country due to their anger, President Boakai has with immediate effect suspend today’s celebration of the Armed Forces Day which is held February 11 each year, this which fell on Sunday was rescheduled for Monday, today, February 12, 2024.

The wives of soldiers of the AFL have resolved to remain in the streets in demand of the appointment of their former Chief of Staff, General Prince C. Johnson, despite the intervention of President Boakai to have women to a call meeting today at the Edward Beyan Kesselly Barracks on the Monrovia Roberts Field highway in Margibi County.

Several Liberians who called on local radio stations are appealing to the Liberian presidency to handle the soldiers’ wives concern carefully as this situation borders around the country’s security.

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