By Bryan B. Dioh ( Correspondent Maryland County)
Several supporters of the Senatorial bid of former Maryland County Senator John Ballout have termed as a blatant lie and cheap gossips that they have pledged their support to another candidate in the coming midterm elections in December.
Addressing a press conference recently, Mr. Nicholas Barti, Media and Propaganda Chair of the friends of Ballout said, at no time have they pledged support to Mr. James Biney, former Harper District Representative who is also contesting the upcoming elections.
He justified that the former Liberian Ambassador accredited to Qutar, Mr. John Ballout, has greatly sacrifice for his kinsmen and is helping to developed their county and provided numerals scholarship, jobs and other humanitarian gesture.
Mr. Barti also lashed at a former Supporter of Mr. John Ballout, identify as Thomas Nimely, who gathered some unknown people on Sunday August 9, 2020 and pretended to be supporters of Senatorial Aspirant John Ballout in the presence of another Senatorial Aspirant James Biney pledging support .
“Thomas Nimely is a complete embarrassment to Marylanders how will he collect less busy people and they are saying it was we supporters of Ballout that directed our Support to a Biney, I think that information should not be given oxygen to breath in this County that we are all struggling to make better.” Mr. Barti said.
Recently, a group of citizens of Maryland paraded the principle streets prior to a pross conference reaffirming their support to John Ballout who once served as Senator for the County.
“We’re gathered here today to debunked the false statement made by few of our former Supporters that all of us here have pledged our support to James Biney, we say this allegation is not true should be condemned to the strongest tune.” Barti narrated.
We believe that Hon John Ballout has succeed in his first service as Senator in this County and he can be refer to as the best person amongst all the contesting in this Senatorial Elections so we will not sit and allow someone to spoil our name”. Friends of Ballout propaganda Chair Nicholas Barti stated.
Meanwhile Michael Bomah friends of Ballout Harper District Chair re-emphasized how they are prepared to support the Senatorial bid of the former Senator John Ballout.
He indicated that Residents of Maryland County are resolved and will not turn back to support anyone in the Elections beside John Ballout.
For his part, Mr. Able Williams, Pleebo District, Friends of Ballout Coordinator however, praised the supporters for swiftly reacting to the statement made by others that they as friends have diverted their Support.
“I am prepared to move from village to village in pushing the agenda of our leader.