Liberian Senate unanimously confirms eleven Presidential Nominees

Feb 6, 2024 - 23:05
Feb 6, 2024 - 23:05
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Liberian Senate unanimously confirms eleven Presidential Nominees

Members of the Liberian Senate has unanimously confirmed eleven (11) presidential nominees following reports from its relevant Standing Committees. 

Those confirmed to their various positions on Tuesday, February 6, 2024 include Bill Jones, Deputy Finance Minister for Administration and Elwood T. Nettey, Comptroller and Accountant General, Ministry of Finance and Development-Planning.

Others are Anthony G. Myers, Deputy Finance Minister for Fiscal Affairs, Dehpue Y. Zuo, Deputy Finance Minister for Economic Management Planning and Tanneh G. Brunson, Deputy Finance Minister for Budget and Development Planning.

The confirmations of the nominated individuals follow recommendations contained in the Senate Committee on Ways, Means, Finance and Budget chaired by Bong County Senator Price Kermue. Moye as all 28 senators in session voted in their favor.

At the same time, the members of that august body confirmed Col. Gregory Coleman, Inspector General of the Liberia National Police (LNP) and Col. Abraham S. Kromah as Director of the Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency (LDEA).

The body also unanimously confirmed Sam Gaye as Director of the Executive Protection Service (EPS).

Their confirmations also follow recommendations contained in the Senate Committee on Defense, Security, Intelligence and Veteran Affairs headed by Lofa County Senator Momo T. Cyrus.

The Senate confirmed Dr. Jarso Meley Jallah, Minister of Education as recommended by the Senate Committee on Education and Public Administration chaired by Senator Nathaniel McGill of Margibi County.

Dr. J. Alexander Nuetah was also confirmed to the post of Minister of Ministry of Agriculture and Amin Modad, Minister of Commerce and Industry after separate reports by the two Committees on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Commerce, Trade and Industry respectively.

Meanwhile, the President of the Liberian Senate and Vice President of Liberia, Jeremiah Kpan Koung has instructed the Secretary General of the body to formally communicate the latest decisions with the President of the Republic.

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