On Saturday, June 8, 2019, the Liberian government released a statement criticizing the organizers of the June 7 protest for their unwillingness to present their petition to the government; however, the protesters say the government reneged on its agreement to have an elected senior government official receive its petition.
President George Weah has met for the first time with leaders of the pending June 7 protest in Monrovia.
Foreign Minister Gbehzohngar M. Findley has promised to construct one unit of the nursing quarter at the Compound One Clinic in Grand Bassa’s first district.
After touring Grand Bassa’s five districts to explain his accomplishments over the past two years, Grand Bassa’s Senator Jonathan Kaipay has submitted his legislative report to his constituents.
The Liberian Senate has taken note of President George Weah’s frequent disrespect for the constitution which is the supreme law of the land, with the latest being the appointment and subsequent commissioning of George Pattern as Ambassador to the U.S. without the Senate’s confirmation.
Liberia’s former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has admitted what has been obvious to the public – that a feud ensued between her and former vice president Joseph Boakai during the 2017 presidential elections.
President George Weah has appointed Maxwell Saah Kemayah, the deputy foreign affairs minister, as Liberia’s ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations with accreditation to Cuba.
Amid recent flooding that left several persons homeless in Grand Bassa, the county’s leaders and other generous citizens have begun intervening to help the affected persons.