1 September 2014

Liberia: CDC Names Special Task Force to Assist Gov't in Ebola Fight

Monrovia — The National Executive Committee of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC), upon the recommendations of its Political Leader, Amb. George M. Weah herewith announces the formation of a special Taskforce to assist the Government of Liberia in the fight against the Ebola virus.

The decision to accelerate its collaboration with government in the fight to contain the deadly virus ensued out of a meeting of the National Executive Committee, requested by Ambassador Weah, who serves as Ex-officio Member of the taskforce.

The formation of the Taskforce accentuates the CDC's urge for urgent and strengthened collective approach, deploying all of its nationwide substructures, logistics and harnessed human resources in its collaboration with government and humanitarian institutions to save lives and prevent any further escalation of the disease.

In its wisdom, the CDC's Executive Committee has designated several members of the Taskforce to lead an effective anti-Ebola awareness program across the fifteen political subdivisions of the country, consistent with the party's agenda to expand outreach efforts to every village, town, city and clan.

Members of the Taskforce are as follows:

Saar Joseph (Hon), Chairman

Dr. Peter Coleman (Sen.), 1st Vice Chairman

Thomas Fallah (Hon.), 2nd Vice Chairman

Mulbah K. Morlu, Secretary General

Wilson K. Tarpeh (Prof), Member

Duana Kamara (Prof), Chair/Bomi

Bhofah Chambers(Dr.), Member

Julius Berrien(Hon.), Member

Macdonald A. Wento, Member

Acarous Gray(Hon.), Member

Solomon George(Hon.), Member

Samoa Wolokollie, Member

Ronald Mendscole, Member

Edward Forh (Hon.), Member

Foday Kromah (Dr.), Chair/Grand Cape Mount County

Augustus Flomo, Chair/Bong

Teplah Reeves(Cllr.), Chair/Rivercess

Yarmie Quaquay Gbesay(Cllr.), Chair/Nimba

Galakpai Kortemai, Chair/Lofa

Festus R.B. Logan(Rev.), Member

Alieu Bah, Member

Jefferson T. Koijee, Member

Isaac Roberts, Member

Famatta Roesler, Member

Aidolf Lawrence (Hon.), Member

Meanwhile, the party hereby calls on all citizens and residents of the country to continue to observe appropriate safety measures necessary to deescalate the outbreak.


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