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Pres. Weah makes further appointments in Gov.

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President George Manneh Weah
President George Manneh Weah

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-President George Weah has made additional appointments in government affecting ministries, agencies, commissions and the University of Liberia.

Appointed as Assistant Minister for European Affairs at the Foreign Ministry is Edwin Juah, while Esiaka Sheriff is Assistant Minister for Research, Planning and Development at the Internal Affairs Ministry.

Others include George Gontor and William Thompson, Deputy Energy and Assistant Energy Ministers at the Mines and Energy Ministries, while Dr. George T.Forpoh,Jr. is appointed Deputy Minister for Regional Development, and Extension at the Agriculture Ministry.

At the Ministry of National Defense, Tarplah Davies is appointed Deputy Minister for Operations, while Varney Okai is Deputy Minister for Operations at the Post and Telecommunications Ministry.

Appointed also are Macarthur Hilton, Assistant Minister for Rural Development, Ministry of Public Works, Cllr. J Kennedy Peabody, Resident judge Sixth judicial circuit, and Al Jerome Chede , Minister Counselor for Press and Public Affairs, Liberian Embassy in Washington DC.

At the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission, Cllr.  Nbuduis Nwabudike, Kanio Bai Gbala and Charles Gibson are appointed Chairman, Vice Chairman and Commissioner respectively.

At the Liberia Telecommunication Authority, appointed Members of the Board are George Howe Chicago Bright and Cllr.  Alexandra Zoe, while Teetee Pailey is Deputy Director General for Administration at the Civil Service Agency. 

Others appointed are Joseph Williams, Executive Director, Rural Renewable Energy, Mariama M. Koon, Deputy Executive Director, Liberia Agency for Community Empowerment, Keturah Chupee Smith, Executive Director, Liberia Medicine and Health Products Regulatory Authority, and Emmanuel Lomax, Director General, Center for National Documents and Record Agency.

Appointed also are C. Neileh Daitauoh, Director, National Food Assistance Agency, Henry Clarke,                                Deputy Managing Director for Operations, National Housing Authority,and Dr. Gonsahn Matardy, Member,  Mittal Operating Company Board Representative to the Board.

Included also are Cllr. Charles Gibson, Chairman, Liberia Electricity Corporation Board, Richard B. Devine, Chairman, National Oil Company of Liberia Board, Randolph Cooper, Chairman, Liberia Petroleum Refinery Company, and Dr. Julius Sawolo Nelson, President, University of Liberia.

The appointments take immediate effect though subject to confirmation by the Liberian Senate where applicable.


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