The former founder and standard bearer of the National Union for Democratic Progress have vowed to remove several Nimba Lawmakers from their posts in the 2017 elections.
In March, the Institute for Research and Democratic Development released its Annual Legislative Report for 2015. The report, which assesses the performances of lawmakers, indicated that Nimba’s Senator Prince Y. Johnson performed poorly in the Senate.
After several weeks of dialogue between the Ministry of Education and the National Teacher Association of Liberia over teacher testing in Nimba, the ministry said it finally administered the tests.
A US$3,000 donation to the Wea-Gbei district by Vice President Joseph Boakai has created commotion between citizens and the district’s commissioner over how the funds have been used.
A Ministry of Education representative, Avertus Wright, called on all teachers in the county to assemble in Sanniquellie for a test. The announcement came a few days after Samuel Johnson, the Secretary General of the National Teachers Association of Liberia, said teachers would not sit for the tests being administered by the Ministry.
eachers in Nimba’s first educational district have threatened to stay away from additional testing being required by the Ministry of Education.
One of Liberia’s oldest health facilities, the Ganta United Methodist Hospital, has started construction of fencing around the hospital’s immediate facilities.
After several weeks of pronouncement by the administration of Nimba County that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was funding the construction of the road from Karnplay to Loguatuo border, reports suggest that the UNCHR has backed away from the project.