Government Nullifies embattled LMA Leaderships, announces new Election.

Monrovia, June 27, 2019:The Liberian Government has with immediate effect nullified the leaderships of Madam Alice Yeabah and Madam Elizabeth Sambulah, both of the Liberia Marketing Association (LMA).

Meanwhile, an interim team has been setup to take over the affairs of the LMA beginning July 1-September 15, 2019 during which time a new election will be arranged.

According to a press release, the decision was taken by Internal Affairs Minister Honorable Varney A. Sirleaf in consultation with Justice Minister Cllr. Frank Musa Dean.

Those appointed to the interim team are Madam Bundu S. Karama of Caldwell Market-Chairperson, Mr. Patrick Jolo of Grand Gedeh County, Co-Chairperson and Mr. John Jenneson, former Board member of LMA, Secretary.

Members of the interim leadership are Madam Oldlady Sneh of River Gee County and Madam Esther Suehane of Duala Market, respectively.

Internal Affairs Minister Varney Sirleaf said the decision which is a result of broad-based consultations, is intended to restore unity and peace within the Marketing Association which has been experiencing leadership crisis for some time now.

“We call on all parties to respect this decision”. “We also encourage people within the Liberia Marketing Association to contest for positions including both Alice Yeabah and Elizabeth Sambulah”. Minister Sirleaf emphasized.

The release quotes Minister Sirleaf as saying a major requirement is that members of the interim team will not be eligible to contest in the pending election.