Diasay, Others Win FeJAL Election -As Female Journalists Conclude Election

MONROVIA: The Female Journalists Association of Liberia (FeJAL) over the weekend held its much talked about election with the election of Madam Lisa Tenneh Diasay, Chief Executive Officer of Women Television and others winning their respective seats to emerge as the new corps of officers to steer the affairs of the institution for the next 3 years.

According to our correspondent who monitored the election, Madam Lisa Tenneh Diasay was elected as president, Oretha Bundoo She, vice president while both Patience Baye Koromah and Famata E. Thomas were elected as Secretary General and Financial Secretary unopposed respectively.

As a breakdown of the election, the Co- Chairperson of the Election Committee Jenneh Johnson who announced the election results for the presidency said Diasay won the presidency with the total of votes of 156 over her rival Nimpson who obtained 62 votes while Cecelia Clarke a member of the EC declared Oretha Bundoo Seh winner for the VP post with 150 votes over Vivian Nah-Mulbah who secured 70 votes.

The Seats contested for are the President and Vice President, while Secretary General and Financial Secretary went unopposed.

Following the pronouncement of the final results by the Election Commission, Dennise Nimpson conceded defeat via her official Facebook page and congratulated the President-elect, Lisa Tenneh Diasay.

Addressing jubilant supporters after the results, the President-elect lauded her rival Nimpson and her running mate for allowing the will of the people to prevail, terming it as the beauty of democracy.

Diasay further called for reconciliation and unity among members of the association, saying the elections are over and it was now time everyone comes together for the common good of the association.

The elections of the Female Journalists Association of Liberia held at its headquarters in Paynesville outside Monrovia, brought together about 300 members of the association, including several of their male counterparts who served as supporting arm and motivation to the process.

Comments are closed.