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Minister Nagbe takes over, vows to uphold Press Freedom

Joseph T. Koon/ Jos Garneo Cephas
Information Minister, Eugene Nagbe
Information Minister, Eugene Nagbe

(elbcradio. com/February 2, 2016)-Information Minister, Eugene Nagbe, has reaffirmed his commitment to efforts aimed at maintaining transparency and effective leadership at the Ministry.

Minister Nagbe assured the Liberian people, especially the Media, of unhindered press freedom to sustain the peace and security of the country.

He made the statement Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at a former take over ceremony held at the Ministry of Information, when Minister Nagbe took charge as Information Minister. 

Minister Nagbe urged the Media to highlight gains made by government in promoting democracy and good governance.

He said: “My service at the ministry is to ensure the legacy of President Ellen Jonhson-Sirleaf continues, which is the new democratic dispensation that Liberians are enjoying”.

“Liberia’s image has been restored internationally and the country is on the right path with other countries,” Minister Nagbe emphasized.

He made specific reference to the recent honor Liberia received at the High Level Panel of the 26th Ordinary Sessions of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Meanwhile, Outgoing Minister of Information, Lewis Brown, spoke of acquiring 10-acre of land for the National Culture Village in Bomi County as well as other 52-acres acquired for the National Culture Troop in Margibi County during his tenure at the ministry.  

Former Minister Brown said: “The Liberia News Agency was revamped and is currently operational across the nation.”

Minister Nagbe succeeded Mr. Lewis Brown who now goes as Ambassador.

 


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