After several months of an apparent misunderstanding between citizens of the electoral district 1 in Nimba and Rep. Jeremiah K. Koung over a statement suggesting that his friends have changed, the lawmaker has finally cleared the air.
The General Secretary of the Mayors’ Council of Nimba, Benjamin S. K. Dokpa, disclosed that the Council has drafted a resolution calling on the Nimba County Legislative Caucus to include them among the list of delegates at future county council sitting meetings.
Liberia’s Deputy Information Minister, Isaac Jackson, has come under criticism from prominent human rights lawyer, Tiawan Saye Gongloe, as a result of statements made by the minister during a visit to Nimba County.
The Resident Bishop of the United Methodist Church in Liberia, Dr. John G. Innis, has closed a week-long conference by calling for unity among members of the church.
As the drawdown of UNMIL Security in Liberia continues, the government has been looking to increase the strength of its security sector.
Senator Thomas Grupee in an interview with Radio Kergheamahn in Ganta disclosed that he would introduce a bill instituting capital punishment for those involved in ritualistic killings.
The Ministry of Public Works, through its Resident Engineer, G. Lahaison Waritay, has informed individuals with properties marked for demolition between Jackie’s Guest House and the Ganta-Guinea Border to leave the area immediately.
The township of Kpaytuo will receive US$1,800 annually from Lonestar Cell MTN as part of an agreement between the town and the management of the telecommunications company for a tower constructed in the area.