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House Speaker, Alex Tyler, finally removed

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Removed House Speaker, Alex Tyler
Removed House Speaker, Alex Tyler

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-The House of Representatives has finally removed Bomi County Representative, Alex Tyler, as Speaker of the Lower House.

According to our Legislative Reporter, 49 representatives, constituting two-thirds of the total number of lawmakers at the Lower House, passed a resolution to remove Speaker Tyler.

The Bomi County lawmaker recently recused himself following calls from some of his colleagues, the Traditional Council of Liberia and other civil society organizations.

Our reporter also said some of Representative Tyler’s loyalists, including Representative Moses Kollie, vowed to seek redress at the Supreme Court regarding their colleagues’ decision.

Consistent with the Standing Rules of the Lower House, the House of Representatives will conduct election within 60 days to choose a new Speaker.

 

 


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