President Weah Appoints Minister of Public Works and New RIA Managing Director
President George Weah has finally named Mrs. Ruth Coker Collins as Minister of Public Works of Liberia.
Mrs. Collins was appointed Wednesday, May 4, 2022, replacing the late Mobutu Vlah Nyenpan who served in the capacity from 2018 to 2020.
In a related development, President Weah has finally appointed a Managing Director to the Liberia Airport Authority (LAA) in the midst of electricity crisis at the Roberts International Airport that has brought lot of condemnation to the government.
President Weah on Wednesday nominated Mr. Darlington T. Karnley to manage the airport.
According to an Executive Mansion press release, the new LAA Manager presently works at Boeing, America’s leading aircraft manufacturer as Avionics Tech Specialist Manager, managing all Installation, inspection, test, adjust, or repairs avionics equipment, such as radar, radio, navigation, and missile control systems in aircraft or space vehicles.
He is also an Aviation Maintenance Technician in Airframe and Powerplant.
Mr. Karnley, according to the Executive Mansion, comes to the portfolio with a rich background in the field of Aviation and is a Master’s Degree Candidate in Aviation Management from the Aviation Institute of Maintenance in Philadelphia.
He also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Cuttington University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Theology from Southern Adventist University in the US.