Update: At LNBA 2021 Convention, Cllr. Sylvester Dorbor Rennie Captures The Presidency

Cllr. Sylvester Dorbor Rennie; President-elect,

Dozens of lawyers who attended the Liberia National Bar Association 2021 Convention in Ganta, Nimba County have overwhelmingly elected Cllr. Sylvester Dorbor Rennie as its President taken over from Cllr. Tiawan Gongloe whose tenure ends this year.

Cllr. Jamal Dehtho, Vice President-elect

According to report, the new president won with 218 votes, while Cllr. Jallah  Barbu got 129 votes,  Cllr. Alhaji Swaliho Sasey   received 13 votes and Cllr. Abrahim Sillah  obtained  114 votes .

For the vice president’s position,  Cllr. Jamal Dehtho  got  250 votes, while Bobby Livingstone received  215 votes. For the position of Secretary General,  Bornor Varmah received 294 votes, while Atty. Lamii Kpargoi got 85 votes.

Cllr. Bornor Varmah, Secretary General-elect

The Treasurer position was won by Cllr. Rachael Yahab-Duobah with 254 votes. She was followed by Atty. Mameita Jabateh-Sirleaf with 212 votes.

According to our correspondent at the convention, voting ended at 04:am GMT, November 28, 2021.

Cllr. Rachael Yahab-Duobah, Cllr. Treasurer-elect

“The election was highly contested, as almost every candidate who spoke to journalists at the poll expressed optimism of victory,” our correspondent said.

Flash Back From The Convention

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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.

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