Sen. Darius Dillon has been criticized by some of his fellow senators, who believe that his May 22 press conference where he called the Senate ‘rotten’ and ‘useless’ brought the body to disgrace. One especially vocal critic is Sen. George T. Tengbeh of Lofa, who described Dillon’s ‘outburst’ as a ‘disrespect.’
The Liberian Senate has mandated its committees on ways, means, finance, and banking and currency to probe into the accelerating depreciation of the Liberian dollar against the U.S. dollar currency and the resulting adverse effect on the economy.
Unity Party announced on Tuesday that it has suspended the membership of eight senators for failing to adhere to its position in voting for the impeachment of former Supreme Court associate justice, Kabineh Jaâ€™neh.
On Thursday, February 28, the Liberian Senate voted to ratify the mineral development agreement signed between the government and Hummingbird Resources, a U.K.-based mineral company.
Liberiaâ€™s former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has admitted what has been obvious to the public â€“ that a feud ensued between her and former vice president Joseph Boakai during the 2017 presidential elections.
Over 70,000 signatures supporting the passage of the Land Rights Act have been presented to the National Legislature by a group of civil society organizations.
Lofaâ€™s Sen. George Tengbeh has expressed disappointment in President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for allowing a member of the opposition to break grounds for the construction of the Gbarnga-Konia road.
The Liberian Senate has passed a vote of no confidence in the leadership of George Werner as minister of education.