26 June 2006

Liberia: Ellen Makes More Appointments

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has made additional nomination in government pending confirmation by the Liberian Senate, an Executive Mansion release issued late on Friday said.

Those nominated are Mr. J. Henry Shaw, Deputy Director for Administration at the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Mr. Reginald Elbert Tay, Deputy Director for Operations, DEA, Mr. Joshua Sackie Jr. Managing Director, Monrovia Transit Authority (MTA), Mr. James D. Kormon, Assistant Minister for Economic Cooperation and Integration, Ministry of Planning and Economic Affairs and Shadrack Baimba Kanneh, Deputy Director for Technical Services, Center for National Documents and Records (Archives).

The Head of State has also constituted the Board of Directors at the Monrovia Transit Authority (MTA), the release signed by the Press Secretary to the President, Cyrus Wleh Badio, indicated.

Those appointed are Mrs. Ophelia Hoff- Saytumah, City Mayor of Monrovia, Chairperson; Mr. Jeremiah Sulunteh, Minister of Transport, Vice Chairperson; Mr. Richard Tolbert, Chairman National Investment Commission, Member; and Mr. John Brandy, Businessperson, Liberia Business Association (LIBA), Member.

Others are Mr. Francis A. Dennis, Member; Mrs. Amie Clarke, Private Person, Member; Antoinette M. Sayeh, Minister of Finance, Member; and Mr. Joshua Sakie Jr. Managing Director of the Monrovia Transit Authority, Secretary to the Board.

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