The Boakai Athletic League (BALE) has commended Vice President Joseph N. Boakai for his new elevation as the standard bearer of Unity Party.
The secretary general of BALE J. Yourvor Kollie said Vice President Boakai’s success demonstrates his organization’s position that he resembles much that can be attained by Liberian youth when the road he has traveled is examined.
“He (Veep Boakai) is a patriot and he has shown by his public service to the nation and the people,” Kollie said. “We as members of an organization to encourage young people to emulate his example are excited about his achievement.”
He recounted Vice President Boakai’s difficult journey has traveled to where he is. “From a humble and poor family he did not give up when things were tough. He kept his focus, for he had a vision that quality is not by accident and we want young Liberians to emulate that,” Kollie noted.
Kollie said though his organization is sport related the principles of patriotism, which is love for country; patience in the face of challenges is essential in the application of what any Liberian can do to bring success for the country.
He spoke highly of Veep Boakai’s leadership skills and said doing some of them could elevate Liberia to another level and therefore his organization is determined to champion the principles that Ambassador Boakai stand for and hold dear to his heart to make Liberia better.
Contributing, BALE’s Anthony McGill, lll, said Ambassador Boakai has shown that he is a peacemaker and a unifier and therefore Liberians should welcome his current position as the standard bearer of the Unity Party.
It may be recalled that Vice President Boaka was elected the standard bearer of the Unity Party at the party’s convention in Gbarnga, Bong County recently.
The Boakai Athletic League (BALE) was recently organized to champion the patriotic principles that Ambassador Boakai has honored in his life to encourage youth athletes to emulate his example.