Tracking Promises: Naymote Releases Comprehensive Report on Unity Party’s Commitments in the Wake of President-Elect Boakai’s Victory

(November 30, 2023) Naymote Partners for Democratic Development is pleased to present the
report on the tracking of campaign promises during the 2023 Liberian presidential election. The
institution meticulously monitored and documented 93 promises made by the Unity Party, led by
President-elect Joseph Nyumah Boakai, Sr., who secured victory with 50.64%, as announced by
the National Elections Commission.
These promises were derived from the Unity Party’s manifesto, campaign rallies, media
engagements, and public statements. The manifesto outlined six pillars, each encompassing
specific commitments aimed at Liberia’s development.

Pillar One: Macroeconomic Stability and Infrastructural Development A total of fifty eight
(58) promises were identified and documented under this pillar. These promises spanned economic aspects (8 promises), financial management (10 promises), agriculture (12 promises), natural resource management (3 promises), job creation (6 promises), commerce and industry (2
promises), infrastructure development (5 promises), transportation (4 promises), information
communication technology (ICT) (3 promises), and culture and tourism (5 promises).

Pillar Two: Health, WASH, the Environment & Climate Change Under this pillar, nine (9)
promises were tracked, focusing on health (6 promises), Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (1
promise), and environment and climate change (2 promises).

Pillar Three: Human Capacity Development Seven (7) promises were documented under this
pillar, with primary focus on education.

Pillar Four: Governance and Rule of Law This pillar has seven (7) promises, emphasizing
foreign relations (1 promise), security (1 promise), rule of law (1 promise), accountability (2
promises), governance and transparency (2 promises), and reconciliation (1 promise).
Pillar Five: Gender, Youth, Children and Social Protection Eight (8) promises were tracked
and documented, with focus on gender (1 promise), social protection (2 promises), and youth
empowerment (5 promises).

Pillar Six: Fight Against Corruption Four (4) promises were documented under this pillar.
Among the multitude of promises tracked, notable commitments include the reform of tax
administration policies, targeted fiscal incentives for agriculture and light manufacturing,
implementation of the Treasury Single Account (TSA), introduction of a program budgeting
system, and the roadmap for the de-dollarization of the Liberian economy.

Click link to read full report and press statement.

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