NACSUL Hails Pres. Weah -For Nominating Madam Mawine Diggs as Commerce Minister


The National Civil Society Union of Liberia (NACSUL) lauds the nomination by President George Manneh Weah of Madam Mawine G. Diggs as the minister-designate of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and thanks the president for his commitment to more women involvement in the CDC-led government, while calling the senate to speedily confirm her.


According to a Tuesday, October 6, 2020 press release from the National Civil Society Union of Liberia (NACSUL) is pleased with the decision by President Weah  to appoint Madam Mawine G. Diggs as Minister Designate of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry pending swift senate confirmation.


“NACSUL takes pleasure in this decision owing to the fact that the appointee is a well-rounded, qualified and an experienced governmental material who has been diligently providing her earnest services to various entities within in government for a very prolong period, and has proven over the years to be a symbol of integrity, a vessel of moral reliance, hard work and a reliable resource to the public sector,” NACSUL stated.


The civil society union further intoned that the huge academic and professional expertise of Madam Diggs are the solid bases on which it takes pleasure in her appointment, and resolved to support her confirmation with all the resources, human and material, at their disposal.


“Madam Mawine G. Diggs who stands to be confirmed shortly by the senate bags several academic qualifications ranging from PhD in higher education leadership currently from the National American University located in Rapid city USA, Master of Education, M.Ed. with a specialty in counselor Education and student affairs Administration from Clemson University, Clemson, SC. and a Bachelor of Arts, BA, in Environmental policy and sociology from Roanoke College, Salem, VA.


“This enviable academic portfolio blended with her having served in various ministries and agencies of government which include the Commission on Higher Education as Director General, to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Deputy Minister for Administration, leaves us certain that Madam Diggs is the most suitable candidate for the post. We additionally wish to thank the President for his commitment to ensuring that women are given the space to participate in the governance of the state at the top position possible through appointment  and pleads with the House of elder the Liberian senate to speedily confirm this appointee after granting her a fair chance to be heard from. We as members and officials of NACSUL once more pledge our unwavering support to the confirmation of Madam Mawine G. Diggs; and we will be present at her hearing to lobby with the members of the requisite senate committee to ensure her confirmation,” the civil society union noted.

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