Commissioner Kromah Laid To Rest

The remains of Mr. Alhaji Ansumana F. Kromah, a Commissioner of the National Elections Commission (NEC) has been laid to rest.

Commissioner Ahaji Ansumana Fassure Kromah died recently in the United States following a period of illness. He died on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at the Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Pennsylvania, United States of America.

The late Com. Kromah was born on February 6, 1946 unto the blessed union of Mr. Alhaji Fassue Kromah and Mrs. Hadja Momma Kromah in Tappita City, Nimba County, Liberia. His parents predeceased him.

The deceased entered his public service career in 1974, with the Ministry of Education as Principal of Tappeh Memorial High School and Sanniquellie Central High Schools, respectively in Nimba County, where he served up to 1979. Thereafter, the late Kromah served as Special Assistant to the Superintendent of Nimba County, Ministry of Internal Affairs (1979-1982); Administrative Assistant and Assistant Superintendent for Development respectively in Nimba County, (1982-1985); Commissioner (SECOM) Special Elections Commission (1985-1987); Minister of Internal Affairs in 1990;Member, Board of Directors, National Port Authority (1993-1994); Member andChairman, respectively; House Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, (1995-1997);Member, Executive Committee, Liberia Football Association, (1997-1999); Director,National Fire Service, (2003-2006), and Commissioner, National Elections Commission, 2006; a position he served with distinction up to his demise.

In a recent telephone conversion with NEC’s Director of Communication and Outreach, Joey T. Kennedy, Commissioner Ansumana Kromah died on Tuesday in the United States of America where he went for medical treatment following a period of illness.