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On Elections stay order: Civil Court requests PUL leadership return

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Candidates vying for various elected position in the PUL
Candidates vying for various elected position in the PUL

MONROVIA, LIBERIA - The Civil Law Court “B” has ordered the Leadership of the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) to file their returns on or before November 19, 2019 following the stay order placed on the PUL’s Elections by Candidate, Octavin Williams last Saturday, November 9, 2019.

According to the issuance of a Writ immediately that stalled the Saturday, November 9, 2019, elections process, the PUL is required to file its return to show because why there should be no ban on the elections.

Mr. Williams and his supporters Saturday, November 9, 2019 filed a complaint to the Civil Law Court “B” against the Union’s Validated Voters Roll.

The Court also odredred that the temporary ban on the elections will remain enforced until a notice of assignment is served to both parties for legal proceeding.

This is the second time a ban has been placed on PUL sanctioned elections, with the most recent ban on the Buchanan Congress of the Union. PUL Elections Committee Chairman, Jarlawah Tonpoe, said: “A new date for the Union’s November 9, by the Civil Law Court “B” ”.

Chairman Tonpoe, has therefore informed PUL Members that the process will continue following legal redress sought by the aggrieved party against the Union’s validated voters Roll. He has also ensured electorates of the Committee commitment’s towards a peaceful process.

On Saturday, November 9, 2019, members of the PUL converged at the Union’s Headquarters, to elect new crops of officers for the next three years.


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