Electoral officials have begun recounting ballots in Nimbaâ€™s eighth electoral district based on a close race between incumbent Rep. Larry P. Younquoi of the ruling Unity Party and his lead contender, Saye Sylvester Mianah of the Movement for Democracy and Reconstruction.
As mixed views continue to rage among citizens of Nimba over the selection of House Speaker J. Emmanuel Nuquay of Margibi by Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai to serve as his running mate, Sen. Prince Y. Johnson has said it is a â€œpaybackâ€ to Nimbaians who he said had â€œbadmouthedâ€ their own leaders.
Ahead of political campaigning next month for the October elections, a resurgence of the Congo-native divide is taking a major stage as a trending issue in the elections.
Barely one week after a proposal calling for a reduction in the salaries and benefits of public officials was presented to the Liberian Senate, some senators have strongly rejected the proposal.
Superintendent Fong G. Zuagele has warned those making disparaging statements against him concerning the recent report to the Nimba County Legislative Caucus to refrain or risk being sued.
After disputes between the Nimba County Administration and lawmakers about whether the superintendent submitted a report to the Nimba County Legislative Caucus on how the county spent the 2015/2016 budget, there is now clarity on the matter.
Rep. Larry P. Younquoi of Nimbaâ€™s eighth electoral district and the citizens of the Wee-Gbeh administrative district have officially broken ground for the construction of a US$ 67,000 bridge over the Vee River.
Rep. Larry P. Younquoi of Nimbaâ€™s eighth district has alleged that the recent election of the Speaker of the House had outside influence.