The Publishers Association of Liberia (PAL) has with immediate effect has dissolved its current leadership, headed by Mr. Stanley Seakor.
According to a release issued today, the decision was reached at a special called meeting on February 22, 2017, in the meanwhile, the PAL says it set up an interim administration Team headed by its secretary general, Mr. James G. Kiazolu, leading to a general election of new officers.
Mr. Kiazolu, is also former president of the Press Union of Liberia.
The meeting cited the inefficient management of the association, which up to date, has no article of incorporation, no constitution, and no formal office since the tenure of Mr. Stanley 11 years ago.
The action by the publishers followed series of planned but unsuccessful meetings, to reorganize the publishers association to assume its rightful role in regulating and strengthening the print media in Liberia.
A formal election of new officers of the association will be held before the 2017 general elections in October.
Other members of the administrative team are:
- Othello Garblah
- Moses Togba
- Mohammed Kanneh
- Lyndon Ponie