LBERIA: NEC Endorses NPP New Leadership

nppThe National Elections Commission (NEC) has endorsed the new leadership of the National Patriotic Party (NPP) elected at its 6th Biennial Convention held in February in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County.

In a letter to the Chairman of the 6th Biennial Convention Committee of the party,

Cllr. Theophilus Gould, NEC Chairman, Cllr. Jerome Korkoya, lauded the NPP for the peaceful and responsible manner in which it conducted its 6th Biennial Convention.

Korkoya congratulated the new leadership of the NPP headed by James P. Binney as National Chairman and noted that the Commission looks forward to a renewed cordial and strengthened relationship between the NPP and the Commission.

The decision to endorse the new leadership of the NPP is a result of the party’s compliance with the August 5, 2015 ruling of the Board of Commissioners of the

NEC aimed at resolving the long standing conflict within the party, said a release from the commission.

The Board of Commissioners in the ruling mandated the NPP to, among other things, set up an interim leadership that would plan and execute a national convention of the party in concert with its By-Laws and Constitution.


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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.