LEGISPOOL Gets New Leadership, As President-Elect Karmo promises ‘Improved Leadership’

By Randall George | GNN Legislative Reporter |

President-elect, Henry Karmo

Journalists accredited at the National Legislature of the Republic of Liberia on Friday, August 27 went to congress to vote for a new brand of leaders to govern the organization through the next two years.

The organization named LEGISPOOL is a network that falls under the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL).

As by its Constitution to go for congress after every two years and conduct elections, members of LEGISPOOL over the weekend went to Congress and elected Frontpage Africa reporter Henry Karmo as President, and Haji Massaley of Spoon Network as Vice President.

Other officials elected but done on white ballot includes, Capitol FM Legislative Reporter Agnes Tarr as Secretary-General, Amos P. Korzawu from Fortune TV as ‘Assistant Secretary General’, and OK FM reporter and newscaster Varney Dukuly elected to the position of Financial Secretary.

Unlike done in most cases of elections, all of that candidates contested for the various positions individually.

The result of the presidential votes shows a wide margin between the winner Henry Karmo and Winston Blyden. Karmo obtained forty-nine (49) votes of the sixty-one(61) votes cast, while his opponent Winston Blyden accumulated twelve(12) votes.

In the vice-presidential race, Spoon Network’s Haji Massaley relaxingly defeated Women TV’s and Fabric FM Ada Reeves forty(40) to twenty-one(21) votes.

Meanwhile, speaking to his colleagues after his victory, President-Elect Henry Karmo thanked members of LEGISPOOL for voting for him and promised to work with every member for the growth of the Organization

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About Joel Cholo Brooks 14022 Articles
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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