The political leader of the Liberty Party (LP), Senator Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence, has called on partisans who may have qualms with outcomes of the party’s recent Grand Bassa County National Executive Council Sitting to refrain from making public statements on the matter, and taking actions which would breed conflict while internal remedies are being sought.
“While these disagreements are nothing strange to political processes and do reflect the beauty of democracy, I herewith call on all partisans who may have disagreements with the outcomes of the council sitting to refrain from making public utterances on this matter and taking actions which would breed conflict while internal remedies are being sought,” Senator Lawrence cautioned.
According to the LP political leader, as a party, the LP has a unique approach to resolving its differences and would not allow any individual or group of individuals to alter the history and values that have earned the LP much acclamation and respect nationally and internationally.
“It is my hope that everyone takes note of this and channel all grievances through the requisite internal dispute resolution mechanisms,” Senator Lawrence said in an August 5, 2020 press release.
It can be recalled, over the weekend of August 1-2, 2020, a National Executive Council Sitting of the Liberty Party was held in the City of Buchanan, Grand Bassa County to among other things review, amend and adopt the party’s constitution.
The National Executive Council of the Liberty Party comprises its Political Leader and ten prominent partisans appointed by the Political Leader; the National Chairman, Secretary General and all Vice Chairpersons; and all county chairpersons.
Senator Lawrence further explained that the decision to hold the Buchanan Sitting of the National Executive Council was an outcome of the 2019 Voinjama Convention which brought the current leadership of the party into existence, and was reinforced at a National Leadership Retreat held in Buchanan in February of this year, consistent with Article XII of the Party’s Constitution.
“The Office of the Political Leader herewith clarifies that the recently-held Executive Council Sitting was in strict adherence to the Constitution of the Liberty Party as quoted herein above; and as such, decisions reached at the sitting are binding,” Senator Lawrence stated emphatically.