LIBERIA: MOVEE Suspends Acting National Chair, Secretary General …As Party NEC Reaffirms Support to Kemayah, CDC

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The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Movement for Economic Empowerment (MOVEE) has suspended the membership of some of its members including K. Mathew Shan, Acting National Chairman, Jeremiah S. Paye, Acting Secretary General and Patrick Karmo, Acting Montserrado County Chairman for violating several provisions of the Party’s Constitution.

The NEC, which is highest decision-making body of the outside of Convention, took the unanimous decision on Saturday, May 18, 2024 during an emergency meeting held at its headquarters in Paynesville, outside Monrovia.

According to the resolution, which was signed by all 15 counties’ chairpersons, the decision is in line with Article XVIII Section 6 (g), which prohibits any action that embarrasses the party or that brings the party to public disrepute. This article states that action as may be determined by the NEC, National Convention, County Chapter of Branch of the party shall be taken against would-be violators.

Accordingly, in the resolution read by the Chairman of the Party’s Nimba County Chapter, who is also being named as acting national chair, Eric Mehn, states that K. Mathew Shan, Jeremiah S. Paye and others made several radio appearances and issued that do not represent the views of the NEC of MOVEE.

“The NEC hereby resolve that the following partisans including Mr. K. Mathew Shan membership is hereby suspended for time indefinite from the Movement for Economic Empowerment for actions unbecoming of partisans, and requested to submit to the Special Investigation Committee (SIC) headed by Partisan Williette
Cooper, immediately upon the publication of this resolution.”

“That a Special Investigation Committee, whose members include Anthony
Wesseh, Madam Rosetta Jones, Jenkins Nagba Secretary, Hawa Toogbabu, member, Estina Smith, is hereby constituted to investigate Mathew Shan, suspended Acting National Chairman, Jeremiah S. Paye, suspended Acting Secretary General and Patrick Karmo, suspended Acting Montserrado County Chairman, who are accused of violating several provisions of the Party’s Constitution, and report to the National Executive Committee within seven (7) days on May 25, 2024.”

The NEC of MOVEE has also being authorized and further mandated to communicate this position of the National Executive Committee of the (Party) to the National Elections Commission (NEC) of Liberia within four (4) working days from the day a final decision is made on May 25, 2024.

At the same time, MOVEE has reaffirmed support to its political leader, Ambassador Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr. and its commitment to the ideas and values of Collation for Democratic Change (CDC) and its Standard Bearer, Former President George Manneh Weah.

“The National Executive Committee reaffirms support to its Political Leader Ambassador Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr. and reaffirms commitment to the ideal and values of Collation for Democratic Change (CDC) and its Standard Bearer, Former President George Manneh Weah.”

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