Did Speaker Tyler Recusal Gives Way To Several Bills Passage?

Recused Speaker Alex Tyler Ponders
Recused Speaker Alex Tyler Ponders

The quest of the majority bloc (Anti-Tyler Group) in the House of Representatives for the recusal of their Speaker, Alex J. Tyler has reportedly been fulfilled after the minority bloc (Pro-Tyler Group) was massively defeated, questions are now been asked as to whether those countless bills that have engulfed piled up as a result of the battle between the two group will be passed

Our source at the national legislature hinted this online newspaper that with Tyler’s departure, parliament is likely to proceed with passing key legislation including the 2016/17 budget and a land reform bill, which is essential for stability and easing of protests over land rights.

It will also boosts the presidential election chances of the ruling party candidate, Vice-President Joseph Boakai, while Tyler and his co-accused are likely to face harsh, showcase trials in a bid to convince investors that Liberia is serious about cracking down on corruption.

Already members of the Anti-Tyler Bloc are making preparation for the passage of those pile-up bills between before that august body, as Liberians are anxiously waiting to all of these happens at all cost. “We will do all in our powers to have these bills pass that were been tabled by the Bomi County Representative, Alex J. Tyler,” a source at the House who preferred not to be named told the GNN.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.