In a surprising twist, the Senate’s Committee on Foreign Affairs has recommended that the controversial foreign minister-designate, Dee-Maxwell Kemayah, be confirmed by the Senate.
Sen. Prince Y. Johnson has pronounced his resignation from the ECOWAS Parliament, where he served as deputy speaker. He plans to now focus on opening his polytechnic university.
Maryland’s Sen. J. Gbleh Bo. Brown has proposed an act to create another higher institution of learning in the county.
Representatives from the National Security Administration, the Ministry of National Defense, and the Liberia National Police have been asked to appear before the Senate to address issues relating to claims made by Grand Gedeh’s Sen. Marshall Dennis on trans-border land conflicts in Gbarzon Statutory District involving Ivorians, Burkinabe, and Mozambicans.
The minister of state for presidential affairs, Nathaniel McGill, has pledged L$5 million (US$25,000) in micro-loans to Coalition of Democratic Change constituents and families living within 52 communities in Montserrado’s sixth district.
Rep. Ben Fofana of Margibi’s fourth district says he will challenge the incumbent senator, Oscar A. Cooper, in the Dec. 8 senatorial elections this year.
Commerce Minister Wilson Tarpeh, who chairs the National Steering Committee for the COVID-19 food distribution, says senators are responsible for the high administrative cost requested by the U.N. World Food Programme to head the food distribution.
Several family members of a five-year-old alleged rape survivor in Paynesville are being held by the police pending the results of medical examination from the Hope for Women medical facility that could determine whether their child was raped.