Meeting in Liberia on 6 September 2017 The Vice President of the ECOWAS Commission, Special Representative of the ECOWAS Commission’s President to Liberia The Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security, The Honourable Minister of Defense Liberia, UNMIL SRSG The Special Representative of the ECOWAS Commissioner for Gambia, Colleague Chiefs of Defense Staffs, UNMIL Force Commander, Force Commanders of our missions in Gambia and Guinea Bissau, Officers, Distinguished Guests, Members of the Press, Ladies and Gentlemen,
The National Elections Commission (NEC) Chairman Jerome G. Korkoya said only nine of the twenty six political parties have completed the process of filing asserts and liability in line with the electoral laws.
President Ellen Johnson has announced a 10% reduction in electricity tariff for customers connected to the Liberia Electricity Cooperation (LEC) energy grid. The tariff has been reduced from 39 cents to 35 cents per kilowatt/hour. Since August, 2016, the tariff has seen reduction from 54 cents to 35 cents per Kw/hr.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received in audience a high-powered delegation from the National Democratic Institute (NDI) headed by Ambassador Johnnie Carson, former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs and member of the Board – NDI.