Information reaching the GNN Liberia has hinted that warning has been giving to the National Elections Commission (NEC) by the United States and European Union and other international communities not allow those who have been sanctioned to contest the upcoming 2023 elections.
The warnings also stated that the failure of NEC to adhere to this, the commission may possibly miss out all support towards NEC for pending 2023 general and Presidential elections.
Officials who have been sanctioned include: Senator Prince Y. Johnson of Nimba County, Senator Varney Sherman of Grand Cape Mount County, the former Solicitor General Sayma S. Cephus, former Managing Director of the National Port Authority, Bill Twehway and the Minister of State for Presidential Affairs, Nathaniel F. McGill.
Both Twehway and McGill are said to be preparing for the pending elections for Legislative seats for Rivercess and Bong Counties.
With this reported warnings from the United States, the European Union and other international communities, the NEC must be mindful and in this regard.
Efforts by the GNN Liberia staff to contact the Public Affairs office to either confirm this report never succeeded.