Citizens of Tubmanburg in Bomi recently halted the dedication of a new stadium constructed by Orange Liberia in fulfillment of a promise made to the county.
The former speaker of the House of Representatives, Alex Tyler, has broken grounds for the construction of a US$75,000 eight-room health facility in Gbah Jah-Keh, Senjeh district.
Public opinion in Tubmanburg appears to be against President George Weah’s reform proposal to abolish the holding of by-elections to fill vacancies created in the legislature.
Bomi’s Senator Sando Johnson has told his kinsmen not to vote for candidates of the Coalition for Democratic Change in any future election. Johnson made the comments in Beajah Town, Senjeh district, while making a political tour of the county on Saturday, July 3.
Amid a call from citizens for the terms of elected officials to be reduced, River Gee’s third district lawmaker, Francis Dopoh, says he opposes recommendations to reduce tenures for public officials.
Delegates from Grand Cape Mount at a recent consultative forum on electoral reform have proposed an amendment to the constitution and the election law to remove the elections dispute adjudication power of the National Elections Commission.
Amid ongoing dialogue on reforms in Liberia’s electoral system, two former officials in Bomi are calling for an amendment in the National Code of Conduct to include other officials in the legislature and judiciary.
Liberian women are calling for more inclusion in government at the end of a series of meetings aimed at strengthening women’s engagement, enhanced information dissemination, and partnership.