Liberia Broadcasting System

National Elections Commission to appear before Supreme Court

Arthur Douglas/Maximilian K.Kasseh, Jr.
National Elections Commission Headquarters,Monrovia
National Elections Commission Headquarters,Monrovia

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-The National Elections Commission (NEC) says it will appear before the full bench of the Supreme Court of Liberia next Monday, July 10, as requested by the court.

The Supreme Court Tuesday issued a rate on NEC, inviting the Commission to appear before its full bench over the denial of Representative Aspirant Abu Kamara.

NEC Communication Director, Henry Flomo, told ELBC the Commission will honor the invitation.

Mr. Flomo also said:”NEC denied Aspirant Abu Kamara and others for not meeting basic requirements, including provision the Code of Conduct.”

Mr. Abu Kamara, a current Assistant Minister of Government, is seeking to occupy an elected post in the October polls.

Portion of the Code of Conduct Law prohibit political appointees from contesting  elected public offices  unless they resign at least two years to elections.

The portion specifically Section 5.1 and 5.2 were exclusively given to NEC to implement.


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