Liberia Elections: AU Concerned over Opposition Boycott
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The head of the African Union observer mission to Liberia, Speciosa Wadira Kazibwe has raised concerns over the call by the standard bearer for the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) Winston Tubman to all CDC followers and Liberians to boycott the upcoming presidential runoff on Tuesday 8th November citing 'unaddressed CDC complaints about voting irregularities' during the 1st round of elections that took place on 11th October, 2011

Speciosa Wadira Kazibwe who is also the former Vice President of Uganda told journalists on Saturday night that the "You (CDC) cannot say on one hand that the election for the Senate and the House of representatives are credible and on the other hand that the presidential is not credible. There is something wrong."

She added that "We are very concerned, it's a bad signal. Political leaders must be prepared to win or lose.”

Meanwhile, the Incumbent President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has asked all Liberians to ignore the call for a boycott by the CDC and turnout in their numbers and exercise their democratic and constitutional right to vote.

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