“Mr. Nominee, let me take this time to congratulate you for your preferment. You know many times we are coerced to swallow the bitter pills to accept some average and some not average.” This was the exact comment of Grand Kru’s Sen. Peter Coleman to former senator Blamo Nelson during his confirmation hearing as Liberia Ambassador-designate to Japan, before the Senate’s Committee on Foreign Relations, Monday, July 8.
The Liberian Senate has voted to reject three of President George Weah’s nominees for the Central Bank of Liberia Board of Governors. The nominees are Richard A, Dolley, Timothy Thomas, and James B. Dennis.
Grand Bassa’s Sen. Jonathan Kaipay has provided an assortment of medical supplies donated by international partners to the Grand Bassa County Health Team.
Efforts to reconstruct the damaged bridge leading to Grand Bassa Community College appear to have suffered a setback as Sen. Jonathan Kaipay has announced that the US$350,000 set aside by USAID to assist the government in constructing the bridge has been diverted to another project.
Unity Party announced on Tuesday that it has suspended the membership of eight senators for failing to adhere to its position in voting for the impeachment of former Supreme Court associate justice, Kabineh Ja’neh.
The opposition Liberty Party has suspended the membership of Grand Bassa’s Senator Jonathan Kaipay for allegedly violating his oath to uphold the constitution of the country as a senator and violating the constitution of the party, which highlights respect for the rule of law.
The Liberian Senate has concurred with the House of Representatives to pass the Kamara Abdullah Kamara Act of Press Freedom.
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.