The magistrate of the National Elections Commission for Upper Nimba has announced that it conducted updates for 26,953 voters to the Provisional Registration Roll during the recently concluded voter roll update process.
The United Nations Development Programme has turned over a renovated warehouse and newly constructed fence at the local office of the National Elections Commission in Buchanan.
The legislature has passed a joint resolution to postpone the midterm senatorial elections and national referendum, previously scheduled for October 13, to December 8, 2020.
President George Weah has withdrawn two nominations to senior government posts, including that of Ndubusi NwabudikeÂ for chair of the National Elections Commission.
The Liberia National Bar Association has mandated its Grievance and Ethics Committee to investigate issues around the authenticity of the citizenship of Cllr. Ndubusi Nwabudike. Questions about the Nigerian-born lawyerâ€™s naturalization emerged after he was nominated as chair of the National Elections Commission.
After failing to convince senators that he met the legal eligibility criteria, the confirmation hearing for the Nigerian-born nominee for the chair of the National Elections Commission has been suspended. Meanwhile, four of the six persons nominated to head the National Elections Commission have been confirmed.
The citizenship of George Weahâ€™s pick for the chairmanship of the National Elections Commission came under serious questioning during his confirmation hearing at the Senate on Monday.
A consortium of civil society organizations covering elections in Liberia, the Elections Coordinating Committee, says it opposes President George Weahâ€™s recent nomination of Ndubusi Nwabudike, a naturalized Liberian, as the new head of the National Elections Commission.