Amb.Kemayah finally takes over Foreign Ministry with unresolved sexual harassment claims

Amb. Dee Maxwell Kemayah, the nation’s Foreign Minister, caught in a web of alleged sexual harassment claims has finally taken the mantle of authority at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Monrovia.

Amb. Kemayah was accused by a staff at the Liberian Permanent Representative at the United Nations, Madam Wynee Cummings Wilson of sexual harassment but the Senate and the entire government ignored the claims naming him the next Foreign Minister of the Country.

Tuesday’s turning over ceremony at the Foreign Ministry was witnessed by several high profile government officials, though the Liberian leader with office at the same Ministry, didn’t attend.

Before his nomination to the top Foreign Ministry’s post by His Excellency George Weah, Amb. Kemayah has been representing Liberia at the UN.

His nomination for his new role took an immediate turn when an employee at the UN, Liberia Mission alleged that he forced her into a kiss which she later termed sexual harassment.

Madam Wynee Cummings Wilson, according to documents released to social media, has written separately to the US Mission at the UN, UN authorities and Madam Piso Saydee Tarr, Liberia’s Minister of Gender with Cc to several top Liberian officials over the Ambassador designate alleged sexual harassment.

Said Madam Wilson ‘ Approximately nine months ago on January 8, 2020 ( which happens to be my birthday), the mission staff had a small celebration for me. After the event while I was about to leave and head home, Amb. Kemayah called me to his office and locked the door, and I was sexually harassed by him.’

Capitol Hill is tensed with hundreds of women gathered in an awkward mood, not to support a woman’s cause but to dismiss it completely.

Several women from different organizations have gathered on Capitol Hill ahead of the confirmation of Dee Maxwell Kemayah, Foreign Minister designate, Republic of Liberia who has since been caught in the web of alleged sexual harassment.

The women are calling for a snub of allegations of sexual harassment by Amb. Kemayah by a staff at the Liberian Permanent Representative at the United Nations, Madam Wynee Cummings Wilson.

Before his nomination to the top Foreign Ministry’s post by His Excellency George Weah, Amb. Kemayah has been representing Liberia at the UN.

His nomination for his new role took an immediate turn when an employee at the UN, Liberia Mission alleged that he forced her into a kiss which she later termed sexual harassment.

Madam Wynee Cummings Wilson, according to documents released to social media, has written separately to the US Mission at the UN, UN authorities and Madam Piso Saydee Tarr, Liberia’s Minister of Gender with Cc to several top Liberian officials over the Ambassador designate alleged sexual harassment.

Said Madam Wilson ‘ Approximately nine months ago on January 8, 2020 ( which happens to be my birthday), the mission staff had a small celebration for me. After the event while I was about to leave and head home, Amb. Kemayah called me to his office and locked the door, and I was sexually harassed by him.’

Government earlier called for an investigation into the matter but it remains unclear if such investigation was ever done or concluded.

Report have it that the accuser of Amb. Kemayah was written on a Sunday and requested to come for Senate hearing on a Monday which the Society of Liberian Journalist later described as unreasonable.

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