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.
Three members of the Nimba County Legislative Caucus, along with two candidates who were reportedly denied participation in the controversial Project Management Committee election, have file two separate motions with the Eighth Judicial Circuit Court seeking to nullify the results of the election.
The manner in which the election of officials of Nimba’s Project Management Committee was conducted during the just-ended Nimba County Council Sitting has created a controversy, as many are accusing Sen. Prince Johnson of illegally stage-managing the process.
The comptroller general of the Republic of Liberia who also serves as secretary-general of Pres. George Weah’s Congress for Democratic Change, Janga Augustus Kowo, has been accused of dishing out US$12,000 to delegates attending the Nimba County Council Sitting to vote for his partisans who are competing for positions on the county’s Project Management Committee.
Less than a week after a leaked recording emerged of Sen. Prince Yormie Johnson describing the representative of Nimba’s first electoral district as a “greedy politician,” the self-proclaimed ‘godfather’ of Nimba has now pledged his support to Rep. Jeremiah Koung.
As a Tappita civil society group expresses concern over what it says is the frequent transfer for equipment from the Jackson F. Doe Memorial Hospital, a Nimba lawmaker who also chairs the House Committee on Health has assured the public that all equipment transferred will be returned after use.
Nimbaâ€™s Sen. Prince Y. Johnson is accusing Pres. George Weah and other politicians of politicizing the fight against the Coronavirus by treating it as their personal projects.Â
Barely a few hours to the lockdown of the entire country, the Armed Forces of Liberia issued a statement appealing to the public to abide by the stay home directive issued by President George Weah.