The leadership of the opposition Liberty Party (LP) under its National Chairman Musa Hassan Bility has brought on board several new faces including journalist Togar Alexander Bealded and former talk show host and Bong County senatorial candidate Menipakei Dumoe.
Those appointed are Wadei Powell, Vice Chair for Political and Legislative Affairs, Menipakei Dumoe, Vice-Chair for Press and Public Affairs and Togar Alexander Bealded, Vice-Chair for Auxiliaries. Others named as NEC Eminent Members are Daniel Gbassagee, Mohammed Sesay and Ayouba Kamara.
According to the party, the new appointees will act in these roles pending LP elections, where applicable, to permanently fill the positions and that the remaining vacant positions on the NEC will be filled accordingly after consultations and due diligence.
The move by the LP followed its recent decision to remove suspended officials from their respective positions because of their failures to remedy their due deficiencies after the notified ninety (90) days as per the party’s constitution.
Those removed include Grand Bassa County Senator NyonbleeKarngar-Lawrence as Political Leader, Montserrado County Senator Abraham Darius Dillon, Vice Chairman for Political Affairs, Daniel O. Sando, Vice Chairman for Press and Public Affairs, and Augustine Fredericks, Vice Chairman for Inter-Party and National Executive Committee.
Others are Agatius Coker, Vice Chairman for Auxiliary Affairs, Prince Toles, Vice Chairman for Mobilization, Kla Edward Toomey, National Executive Committee Emminent Member, McCarthy Weh, National Executive Committee EmminentMember, Precilla Cooper, National Executive Committee member, Debar Allen, National Advisory Chairman, Jacob Smith, National Advisory Council Member and Eugene Tarr, Secretary, Grand Bassa County, among others.
The LP said the decision to execute their replacement on the National Executive Committee of the party was in conformity with Article V (2) of its constitution.
The LP declared that in the event that any other officer of the NEC is removed, incapacitated or has traveled and/or abandoned his duties/responsibilities for a period exceeding six (6) months during non-election years and one (1) month during election year, the NEC shall immediately appoint a suitable replacement.