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NEC Ends 2-Day Consultative Meeting In Tubmanburg
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Bomi County Superintendent Samuel Brown





NEC Ends 2-Day Consultative Meeting In Tubmanburg
By David Pamas Seedee, LINA Bomi County Correspondent

TUBMANBURG, November 24 (LINA) – Bomi County Superintendent Samuel Brown says democracy can only be sustained in Liberia if there are consultations among political parties and Liberians in general.

Brown also pointed out that election campaign messages should be properly delivered to the electorate to enable them make sound decisions in the interest of their counties.

He made the statement in Tubmanburg over the weekend at a program marking the close of a two-day Gender Regional Consultations and Training Workshop for Civic and Voters Educators (CVEs) for the 2014 Special Senatorial Elections.

Also speaking at the program, National Elections Commission (NEC) Co-chairman, Cllr. Sarah Jegede Toe said the workshop was intended to train citizens to form part of the 400 civic educators expected to be deployed throughout the 73 electoral districts across the country by NEC.

Cllr. Toe said the civic educators’ job will be to carry out election awareness throughout the country during the electoral process.

She indicated that the commission will also deploy civil society organizations to support the efforts of the civic educators during the campaign process.

The NEC Co-Chair urged people of the Western Region to make use of the electoral process to elect the senators for their various counties.

The two-day CVE and Gender Regional Consultations Workshop brought together traditional leaders, politicians, youth and civil society organizations from Grand Cape Mount, Gbarpolu and Bomi counties.

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