Consortium of Civil Society Endorses Four Nominees to NEC -Says for moral Rectitude & Outstanding public service


The Consortium of Civil Society Organizations says it has endorsed four of the five nominations made by the President, Dr. George Manneh Weah pending confirmation by the Senate. The Consortium said its endorsement of the four, including Cllr. Davidetta Browne Lansanah, Mr. Floyd Oxley Sayor, Atty. Enestine Morgan –AWAR (Esq) , Mr. Barsee Leo Kpangbai, and  Madam Josephine Kou Gaye, is based a frantic probe into their workings and moral backgrounds relating to their family standings, public service and moral rectitude as observed over the years.

The endorsement of the five individuals came after their nomination along with the nominee for the chairmanship of the Board of Commissures at the National Elections Commission (NEC), Cllr. Ndubusi Nwabudike to the Senate.

In a press release last night, signed by its Secretary General Alexander Williams, the Consortium of Civil Society Organizations said, “In view of the nominations above which have led to widespread public debate over the competence, qualifications, experience and moral rectitude of each aforementioned nominees, the Consortium of Civil Society Organizations of Liberia launched a frantic probe into their workings and moral backgrounds relating to their family standings, public service and moral rectitude and observed that over the years these individuals have conducted themselves professionally and maintained great degree of public respect on account of their diligence to public functions.”

According to the release, “It was also observed by the consortium that these individuals are highly respected amongst their duty mates based on their special knowledge and experience with which they help reduce the time of doing tedious tasks and making needed responsibility available in time.”

The consortium said it is overwhelmingly appreciative to the President for the nominations which refresh the national election commission and bring a new dawn of reliable and professional leadership to the election supervision body.

The consortium is convinced that these distinguished personalities will deliver the required service to the public and conduct themselves in the ambit of the law governing that body.

Meanwhile the Consortium is hopeful that as the profile of each nominee makes the better case for their qualification and competence, it looks forward to their confirmation by the senate.

“We also caution them to serve well and comply with the laws and ethics governing their new call of duty so as to avoid being condemned in the event of malfeasance in office,” the group said in their release

The Consortium indicated that as part of our public duty, we ran research on the academic and professional history of the nominees and herein profile each

In conclusion the Consortium asserted, “we once more laud the president Dr. George Manneh Weah for the nomination and plead with the senate to move speedily and confirm those hardworking, trustworthy and professional Liberians whose years’ service in the public space demonstrate diligence and sense of patriotism for the people of Liberia and preservation of peace of a fragile, post-war nation.”

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