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54th Nat’l Legislature to convene next week

Varflay Kamara/Maximilian Kasseh, Jr.
The National Legislature of Liberia
The National Legislature of Liberia

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-The 54th National Legislature, comprising 30 incumbents and 43 elected Representatives is expected to convene as a Legislature on Monday, January 9, 2018, in the court yard of the Temple of Justice in Monrovia.

The holding of the Assembly at the Temple of Justice is due to ongoing construction of the two annexes at the Capitol Building.

Speaking to ELBC Tuesday, January 2, 2018, the Director of Communications at the House of Representatives, Isaac Redd, said members of both Houses will proceed at separate chambers for the formal opening of the 54th National Legislature.

Mr.Redd said both the Houses of Representatives and Senate will on January 15, 2018 elect the House Speaker and Senate Pro-tempt.

He said the President-elect, George Manneh Weah, will deliver his first annual address to the joint Houses of the Legislature on January 29, 2018.

Meanwhile, investigations are continuing in the burglary cases in the offices of the Speaker and the Chief Clerk at the House of Representstives.

The Director of Communication at the Lower House disclosed that following findings, the public will be notified on the outcome of the investigations.


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