The Liberian Business Association (LIBA) would on March 1, 2014 conduct general elections at its National Convention in Ganta, Nimba County.
According to the LIBA Elections Commission Chairman, Joseph Morris, this election will be the first time for LIBA to conduct an election in Ganta.
Chairman Morris named Dee-Maxwell S. Kemayah, Sr., for president; David K. Sembeh for vice-president; Miss M. Leelai Kpukuyou for secretary general and Reginal M. Sao for financial secretary; to steer the affairs of the Association for the next four years.
Candidates are nominated by a chapter and endorsed by six additional chapters; the nomination process was from December 25, 2013 to January 25, 2014.
The LIBA elections chairman said that although candidates have been elected on white ballot according to provisions in the Association’s constitution, elections must still take place and the results are announced by the Elections Commission.
Five LIBA delegates from the fifteen counties are expected to arrive in Ganta by February 28, 2014 and among the delegates, three from each county would be eligible to vote.
The LIBA National Convention is held once a year, with this year’s activities being held in the city that never sleeps, Ganta.
In October of last year a new corps of officers was appointed to regulate the holding of the 2014 LIBA General Elections and Commissioners are expected to be in Ganta by February 27, 2014.