- Search Results
 
 
House Gives NEC Green Light.......
Date Uploaded: Nov 11, 2014

National Elections Commission (NEC) Boss Jerome Kokoyah

 

 

 

House Gives NEC Green Light To Conduct Polls December 16
By Hilary Vasco Wiagbe &Winnie Dixon/JKW

MONROVIA, November 11(LINA) -The House of Representatives has adopted a Resolution authorizing the National Elections Commission (NEC) to conduct the Special Senatorial Election on December 16,2014.

The Lower House adopted the Resolution Tuesday during the 19th Day Sitting of its Extraordinary Session, with 30 lawmakers for and two against, according to the Liberia News Agency.

NEC in early November submitted December 16 as a proposed date to the National Legislature for approval to conduct the Special Senatorial Election.

The Commission in September this year proposed the suspension of the election which was slated for October14 due to the Ebola outbreak in the country.

In response, the Legislature endorsed the proposal through a Joint Resolution approved by the President, in which the Commission was mandated to conduct the Special Senatorial Election not later than December 20, 2014.

Following the adoption of the resolution, the House of Representatives forwarded it to the Liberian Senate for concurrence.

Meanwhile, the Liberia News Agency has reliably learnt that the Liberian Senate has deferred discussions on the Special Senatorial Election to Thursday, November 13.
LINA

latest headlines
Judge Kaba Reserves Ruling In E.J. Roye Building Case
Judge Yussuf D. Kaba of the Civil Law Court has reserved ruling in a motion for Declaratory Judgment filed by some individuals calling themselves ...more
CENTAL Raises Eyebrow About Political Parties Spending
The Center for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia (CENTAL) has expressed concern over the expenditure of political parties on fleets of n ...more
LTA, Partners End Int’l Internet Workshop
The Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA) and partners have ended a two-day international workshop on ICANN (the Internet Cooperation for As ...more
Liberia To Host GIABA Plenary, Ministerial Meetings
Liberia will host the Intergovernmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) 27th Technical Commission/Plenary and 17th M ...more
GOL, Sweden Sign US$21.6m Accord On Feeder Roads In 7 Counties
The Governments of Liberia and Sweden have signed a US$21.6 million agreement to support the third phase of the Liberia-Swedish Feeder Roads Proj ...more
Defense Ministry Relaxes Camp Ramrod Eviction
The Ministry of Defense has with immediate effect put on hold its notice of eviction to inhabitants of the 72nd Camp Ramrod Barracks in Paynesvil ...more
 
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency