LIBERIA: NEC Says By-Elections Will Now Be Held On Scheduled, Confirms Receiving Final Payment From Gov’t

Chairman, National Elections Commission (NEC), Jerome Korkoya

The National Elections Commission (NEC) has announced that it has finally received the balance One Million United States Dollars from the Liberian government as final payment for the holding of the much talk about by-elections from both House of Representative and Senate after weeks of delay.

Making the disclosure to reporters today, July 25th, 2019, the Chairman of the NEC, Jerome Korkoya said this final payment complete the total of $2.5 Million United States Dollars, and will be used for the payment of poll workers and other expenses associated with the holding of the pending by-elections scheduled for the 29th of July.

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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.