Unity Party Gets New Secretary General, Information Minister Eugene Nagbe Captured Votes Over Two Others

Eugene Nagbe with Representative Edwin Snowe after his victory
Eugene Nagbe with Representative Edwin Snowe after his victory

As partisans and sympathizers of the ruling Unity Party (UP) end the three-day National Convention of the party in central Liberia, Gbarnga, Bong County, reports  reaching this outlet says Liberia’s Information Minister Lenn Eugene Nagbe has won the position as Secretary General of the UP.

According to our reporter covering the Gbarnga Convention, Minister captured 251 votes over two other contenders including Montserrado Representative, Henry Fahnbulleh, below are the results:

Eugene Nagbe 251 votes

Miller Katakaw-77 votes

Henry Fahnbulleh- 68 votes

In a related development, the outgoing Chairman of the party, Cllr. Varney Sherman has cast ‘a white ballot’ in favor of Mr. Wilmot J. Paye who previously served as Secretary General of the party.

Our reporter said the UP partisans in their numbers were in high spirit when the results of those elected were announced.

Details will follow in our subsequent posting on the update of the UP Gbarnga 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.