The President of the Faculty Representative Council (FRC) of the Monrovia Consolidated School System Teachers Association MCSSTA, Augustine Nyormui has accused the MCSS Teacher Association President, Henry Woyea of allegedly refusing to award insurance contract Saarl Insurance Company and giving same to Secure Risk Insurance against the purported result of an election which was conducted to determine which one of the companies should get the contract.
In a statement issued over the weekend, FRC said results from the election on this matter indicated that Saarl Insurance Company accumulated 26 votes while Secure Risk clutched 25 out of four companies that contested in the pool but Woyea allegedly awarded the contract to Secure Risk without the knowledge or input of the FRC. The results were announced on April 2, 2016. Nyormui told journalists in Monorvia that despite the results of the polls, Mr. Woyea remains adamant in awarding the contract to the elected company. According to the group’s statement, the contract is supposed to commence May 1, 2016 and end on April 30, 2017. The FRC claims that election process was witnessed by independent observers, MCSS Central administration representatives and they acknowledged the results. “Against this background, we call on MCSS employees not to attend or give credence to any call by Mr. Woyea for dialogue due to his refusal to adhere to the aforementioned which determines our members’ welfare,” he added. When contacted, Mr. Henry Woyea told the capitol Times that he did not dubiously award any contract of the sort to Secure Risk Insurance Company as is been alleged by the Faculty Representative Council (FRC). Woyea disclosed that the April 2, 2016 elections result was withheld and that a rerun was conducted which saw Secure Risk been unanimously endorsed by majority of teachers for the insurance scheme. “He (Nyormui) is making noise. The previous elections result was withheld and no result was announced. Secure Risk has now been endorsed and a contract will be signed soon by the MCSSTA that will run from May 1, 2016 to April 30, 2017,” Woyea said.