Mr Mulbah Morlu, one of the chief proponens of the planned protest in Liberia and Executive member of the leading opposition party, the Congress for Democratic Change, CDC and six other protest organizers have been arrested by Liberian security forces.
Three other leaders of the major groups leading protest against President Sirleaf and calling forher resignation, Bar-Wah Brownell of CARE-Liberia, Bogolee Marwolo of MOLAC-Liberia, and Pearl , Secretary General of MOLAC-Liberia also slept in hiding last night for fear of being arrested and not leading the protest.
Mr Mulbah Morlu’s party leader, Ambassador George Weah has since distanced himself and the party from Mr Morlue’s action to join a protest calling for the resignation of President Sirleaf
Mr Nyekan through a social media communication with this outlet last night said he was communicating from his hiding place after he escaped from the hands of the Liberian police who tried arresting him at the Vamoma House in Sinkor, in the Liberian capital, Monrovia last night.
When asked if he were physically arrested by the police and if so how he mangae to escaped into hiding, Mr. Nyekan said he used the training he got from his ROTC classes in school to maneuvered himself from the police.
The political leader of the opposition party Congress for Democratic Change, CDC, Ambassador George Weah has since distanced himself and the party from Mr Morlue’s and other partisans for participating in a protest calling for the resignation of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.
Our correspondent in the capital, Monrovia says rumors is circulating that President Sirleaf might likely be smuggled into the country under the cover of darkness as she has not returned home as scheduled.
“The situation here is tense”, our Monrovia correspondent said and people I talked to say “it is strange that the President has not returned and it is going so late when she was scheduled to be here by now, especially when she had never arrive this late from abroad”.