PUL To Celebrates 57th Anniversary In Lofa; Appoints Planning Committee

PUL President, Charles Coffey, Jr.

The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) has named A preparatory committee for the celebration of its 57th Anniversary. It will be held in Lofa County.

Founded in Monrovia on September 30, 1964, the PUL is the umbrella organization serving Liberian media professionals and institutions.

It is now initiating reforms on journalists’ welfare and protection, legal operating environment of the media, and content development through capacity enhancement interventions aimed at improving the output of news organs in Liberia.

Journalists will in the lead up to the celebration increase their attention on the great people of Lofa, their leaders and Non- governmental Organizations on problems confronting the region.

Lofa is a north-western highland region, revered for its brilliance in agriculture, wide hurting and rich traditions rooted in respect for inhabiting tribes. The region has challenges with roads, education and healthcare as being experienced in most rural parts of the country.

Individuals appointed to the 2021 PUL Preparatory Committee are as follow;

Ms. Mezay- Ketter—Chairperson, Mr. Emmanuel Kortu- Co-chair, Alvin Worzi- Secretary; Jackson Prince Foyofayiah, Christopher Sellee’Rose Yassah Stublefield, Moses Kollie Garzeawu, Gbatemah S. K. Senah, Victoria Flomo and Kekura Kamara- Advisor.

Meanwhile, the PUL has also constituted an on the ground coordinating Committee charged with working with the Monrovia-based preparatory team.

Those named are Tokpa Tarnue,. Arthur Kowah, Samuel Boley, Emmanuel Sowah, Saah Pongay, Quiqui Miller and James Kwabo.

PUL President Charles Coffey has expressed confidence in members of the committees, urging them to ensure the full execution of their responsibilities.

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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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