The Liberian Senate on Tuesday cut short its official plenary session to pay tribute to one of its members, Sen. Geraldine Doe-Sheriff of Montserrado, who died on Saturday, February 9 in Accra, Ghana.
Members of the Liberian Senate unanimously voted last week to recall ambassador-designate to the United States, George Patten, to face a confirmation hearing.
Several lawmakers in Grand Bassa have begun touring their various districts in the county as part of their constituency break.
Delegates at the 10th edition of the Grand Bassa Council Sitting have allocated over US$800,000 to a range of development projects to be done under fiscal year 2018/2019.
The National Elections Commission or NEC has officially announced the results of the November 20 senatorial and representative byelections for Sinoe and Montserrado’s thirteenth district, respectively.
The Liberia National Police says it has received no information linking Monrovia’s Mayor Jefferson Koijee to electoral violence reported on Saturday in Montserrado’s 13th district.
The Liberia National Police has refuted reports that one person died on Saturday, November 17 as a result of violence that ensued between supporters of some political parties contesting Montserrado’s 13th district representative by-election.
In the wake of the ongoing election dispute, several senators on Tuesday recently held a one-day special retreat at the Farmington hotel in Margibi to deliberate and find a peaceful resolution to the matter.