Representative Gunpue L. Kargon of Nimba’s fourth electoral district has embarked on a weeklong appreciation and reconciliation tour of his district.
All 11 Nimba lawmakers are now fully represented at the 54th National Legislature following the official certification of the final representative-elect from the October 10 representative elections.
On Tuesday, March 27, the Supreme Court will hear legal arguments in the election dispute case in Nimba’s fourth district involving Garrison Yealue, the incumbent lawmaker, and his rival Gunpue L. Kargon.
A little over five months since the election of representatives on October 10 and Nimba’s fourth district’s election dispute is still yet to be settled.
The National Elections Commission has declared the Movement for Democracy and Reconstruction Candidate as the winner of the October 10 representative election held in Nimba’s fourth electoral district, after reports were submitted from the re-examination process conducted on March 3, in Sanniquellie.
After the conclusion of the Supreme Court-ordered re-examination of raw data in Nimba’s fourth district’s electoral dispute, many questions remain, as representatives of incumbent lawmaker Garrison Yealue decided to boycott the exercise.
The next lawmaker of Nimba’s fourth electoral district is expected to be known on Saturday after the re-examination of raw data from Kpaglay Polling Place One, as ordered by the Supreme Court in its ruling.
Gunpue Kargon, who was declared winner of Nimba’s fourth electoral district election, is calling on his supporters to remain calm amid a delay in his certification by the National Elections Commission.