Weah Names 9 Former Lawmakers to Strategic Positions

first_imgFormer Speaker Atty. J. Emmanuel Nuquay is the Director General for Liberia Civil Aviation AuthorityFormer Montserrado County Senator and Head of Delegation of the 53rd Legislature to the ECOWAS Parliament, President George M. Weah, has appointed nine (9) former lawmakers to strategic positions.Six of the nine were his former colleagues in the 53rd. The remaining three lawmakers did not serve with him after his election in the 2014 special senatorial elections.During the 53rd Legislature, which ran from January 9, 2011 to January 15, 2018, President Weah served as Senator of Montserrado County from December 2014 – January 15, 2018, during which he worked with as well as collaborated and interacted with members of the House of Representatives.J. Emmanuel NuquayFormer Speaker Atty. J. Emmanuel Nuquay is the Director General for Liberia Civil Aviation AuthorityAmong over 100 persons appointed to serve in the Coalition of Democratic Change (CDC) led-government, the President has appointed former Speaker of the House of Representatives,  J. Emmanuel Nuquay to serve as the Director General of the Liberia Civil Aviation Authority.Nuquay served 12 years representing Margibi County District # 5, was Speaker of the House of Representatives from October 6, 2016 to January 15, 2018, and was former Vice President Joseph Boakai’s running mate in the just ended presidential elections that brought President Weah to power.Jefferson KanmohFormer Sinoe County District # 1 Representative Jefferson Kanmoh also served 12 years as a member of the House of Representatives, from January 9, 2006 – January 15, 2018. He served as the 3rd Deputy Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament.President Weah has appointed him to serve as National Security Advisor.Moses Y. KollieLabor Minister-designate Moses Y. Kollie.The former Chairman of the Joint Legislative committees of Ways, Means, Finance and Development Planning and Investment and Concession of the House of Representatives, was appointed as Minister of Labor. Rep. Kollie served 12 years, representing Lofa County District # 5. George Wesseh BlamoFormer Grand Kru County District # 1 Representative Rev. George W. Blamo was a member of the House of Representatives for 12 years.He has been appointed Deputy Minister for Administration for the Minister of State and Presidential Affairs. He served as Chairman on the Executive during his tenure in the legislature.Bill TweahwayFormer Montserrado County District # 4 Rep. Bill Tweahway is the Director General for LIPAThe former House Chairman on Education, Rep. Bill Tweahway, is appointed as the Director General for Liberia Institute for Public Administration. Rep. Tweahway served six (6) years as Representative of Montserrado District # 4. William DakelThe Montserrado County District # 17 Representative served as a member of the House of Representatives for six (6) years. He served as co-chairman on the Committee on Hydro Carbons.He is the Assistant Director General of the General Service Agency (GSA).Gbehzohngar Findley Findley2.gifFormer President Pro Tempore of the Senate, Gbehzongar Milton FindleyGrand Bassa County former Senator and President Pro Tempore Gbehzohngar Findley was a member of the 52nd and 53rd Legislature respectively from 2006 – 2014.He is now the Minister of Foreign Affairs.center_img Mobutu NyenpanFormer Sinoe County Senator and Chairman on the Senate Committee on Public Works Mobutu V. Nyenpan has been appointed as the Minister of Public Works. He was a member of the 52nd and 53rd Legislature respectively from 2006 – 2014.Kai FarleyKai Farley was a former Representative from Grand Gedeh County for six years, 2006 – 2012. He has been appointed as the Superintendent of Grand Gedeh County.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Mother of Jackson’s accuser to be tried

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBasketball roundup: Sierra Canyon, Birmingham set to face off in tournament quarterfinalsJackson was acquitted of the child molestation charges last year. Many jurors said a lack of credibility on the part of the woman and her children on the witness stand were major factors in their verdicts. During the trial in Santa Maria, she invoked Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination on the welfare fraud issue and did not testify about it. Fans of the superstar want to throw the book at her if she is convicted in the welfare case, the prosecutor said. He said he has explained that prison usually is not the sentence in first-time welfare fraud cases involving small amounts of money. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! The woman whose son claimed Michael Jackson molested him at Neverland ranch was ordered Friday to stand trial on felony charges that she stole $8,000 from the government through welfare fraud. The 37-year-old woman waived her right to a preliminary hearing during an appearance in Superior Court and was set for arraignment June 21 on a count of welfare fraud and four counts of perjury by falsely applying for welfare. She answered “yes” when asked by the prosecutor if she waived her rights. She was released without bail. The woman did not speak to reporters as she left and a call to her attorney seeking comment was not immediately returned. The Associated Press has withheld her name to protect the identity of her son because he has claimed to be a molestation victim. last_img read more

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