Liberia: Henry Costa hints at deep breakup between 78 years old Joseph Boakai and him in VOA Day Break Interview

Mr. Henry P. Costa, a political commentator, and radio talk show host who used to be an ardent supporter of the presidential bid of now 78 years old former Vice President Joseph Boakai of the Unity Party has told the VOA’s Daybreak Africa that “things are not like they used to be” between him and the former Vice President.

However, the relationship between Costa and the former Vice President went cold recently, when the Unity Party standard bearer decided opted to choose Senator Jeremiah Koung of the Movement for Democratic Reconstruction (MDR) as his running mate.

Things are not like they used to be

Henry Costa

This is a decision that apparently did not go down well with supporters of the All Liberian Party.

Political commentator and radio talk show host Henry Costa. Costa, once an avid supporter of former Vice President Joseph Boakai, has been silent since Boakai named a running mate for the October presidential election.

Costa’s interview on Thursday with VOA’s Daybreak Africa was a curtain raiser to a major press conference which is expected to happen on Monday where he would announce his next decision amid rumors that he intends to contest the Liberian presidency.

It’s high time we break out silent. People find my silence very concerning because we’re not known to be to be a silent people

Henry Costa

“People find my silence very concerning because we’re not known to be to be a silent people, so, Monday’s press conference is going to lay out the way forward for us and to give people an appreciation of what happened exactly, to address perceptions that went unabated,” Costa told the VOA.

Source: VOA and FPA