-Gongloe desires NEC chair got rid of

Presidential hopeful Cllr. Taiwan Saye Gongloe has known as for the removing of National Elections Commission (NEC) chairperson Madam Davidetta Brown-Lansanah, announcing he senses a looming constitutional disaster comes 2023.

Addressing a press convention Wednesday, 21 December 2022 in Monrovia, the famend Liberian attorney and head of the Liberian People’s Party (LPP) known as for the establishment of suitable countervailing measures.

Cllr. Gongloe argued that the National Housing and Population Census and the National Referendum can also be postponed with out disruption to the electoral procedure.

But he warned that the date set for the behavior of the presidential election cannot be postponed with no constitutional disaster.

He reminded the federal government that the president’s time period of place of job will formally finish on 15 January 2024.

Therefore, Gongloe stated, if elections don’t seem to be hung on the second one Tuesday in October as equipped through the Constitution, it’ll represent a wanton violation of the Constitution which might hinder a a success transition.

Based on those issues, the Liberian attorney stated he foresees a looming constitutional disaster if not anything concrete is completed to arrest the “cascading degeneration in the electoral process.”

He, due to this fact, recommended the federal government to redesign and overhaul the NEC, starting with the appointment of a brand new chairperson as a result of Madam Brown-Lansanah has allegedly failed to satisfy the timeline regarding the election procedure.

He argued that the voter registration procedure, which used to be previous postponed and rescheduled to start on 15 December 2022 has another time been postponed through NEC to but an undeclared date.

Gongloe proposed that the Government of Liberia requests the world group to supply technical professionals to help the NEC on its central knowledge middle all over voter registration, and the vote tabulation processes.

He urged that the Government of Liberia must put into effect the advice from the NEC/United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Workshop.

According to him, the advice from the workshop known as for the putting in place of an advert-hoc panel of judges drawn from the present crop of judges to take care of all disputes coming up from the behavior of the election.