Major Reshuffle in Government…As Pres.Weah Makes Additional Appointments

By: Staff Writer

Liberia-October 1, 2020: Over the last few quarters of year three (3) of the Weah-led administration, there have been speculations of a major shift in the executive branch of government.

The speculations took into account some ministers that were not properly functioning in a specific position and had asked the president to reassign them to areas of interest.

According to an October 1, 2020 Executive Mansion release, President strikes a major shift in his Government, affecting key areas including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Commerce, Environmental Protection Agency, Ministry of Information, Liberia Broadcasting System, and the Liberia Anti Corruption Commission among others.
In these appointments which are subject to Senate’s Confirmation, the Liberian Leader placed few women in a leadership positions at Ministries, Agencies, and corporations.

President George Weah named Mawine G. Diggs Minister, Debra Nebo as Minister and deputy for Industry at Ministry of Commerce & Industry thus replacing Prof. Wilson K. Tarpeh who has been appointed as Executive Director for the Environmental Protection Agency.

Also Madam Estelle Liberty Kemoh replaced Mr. Ledgerhood Rennie as Director-General of the Liberia Broadcasting System as Mr. Rennie heads the government mouthpiece, Ministry of Information, replacing Mr. Lenn Eugene Nagbe who is being appointed as head of the Liberia Maritime Authority.

Others appointed are Madam Comfort Sawyer Deputy Minister for Administration, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, replacing Mawine Diggs, Prince K. Vincent Deputy Minister for Operations, Ministry of National Defense, Tarnue Marwolo Bongolee Assistant Minister for Planning, Ministry of Education, Marcus Zehyoue Director General, Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), and Atty. George H. Dahn Commissioner
Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC), replacing Mr. Ndabudeke.

Pres. Weah also appointed madam Hannah Macaulay Karbo as Deputy
Minister Manpower Development, Ministry of Labor replacing Mr. Phil Dixon who is currently a Senatorial candidate for December 8 elections, also Madam Jane Macculay Director-General,National Public Health Institute of Liberia, Madam Binta Nah Jalloh Deputy Director/VIP, National Security Agency and Atty. Lucrezia Thomas Anderson, Judge, Juvenile Court, Montserrado County respectively.

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