NEC begins Liberty Party Case
The National Elections Commission (NEC), through its Chief Dispute Hearing Officer, on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 granted the motion for continuous as prayed for by the complainants in the Liberty Party, Inter-Party conflict case.
The NEC Chief Dispute Hearing Offer, Cllr. Muana Ville granted the motion after complainant’s lawyers, led by Cllr. Gloria Musa Scott informed the Administrative Court that they received the motion for dismissal on yesterday, 8 November 2022 and needed time to adequately prepare for their response.
The matter came out of the case, Nyeble Karnga Lawrence and Emmanuel Izago verses Musa Hasan Bility and all, under the action, Inter-Party Conflict.
Meanwhile, the Judge of the Administrative Court at the National Elections Commission, Muana Ville has scheduled notice of assignments to the two parties for hearing into the case for tomorrow, Thursday, 11 November 2022, at 2 PM.
Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Liberia, Gloria Musu Scott represented the complainants, Senator Nyeble Karnga Lawrence and Emmanuel Izago, while Cllr. Hilton Powo represented the defendants, Musa Hasan Bility and all.
Ina related development, the NEC, through its Gender Section, Tuesday, November 8, 2022 commenced a three-day dialogue on the prevention and respond to Electoral Violence against Women in Elections and Politics, the VAWIE-Protocol.
The NEC Gender dialogues are being conducted in collaboration with the United Nations Women, (UN Women).
A statement from the NEC issued Wednesday, 9 November 2022, said the dialogues are conducted under the theme, “Promoting inclusive and safe environment for the participation of women in Elections and Politics.”.
Nearly 30 representatives from government Ministries and Agencies, relevant gender advocates institutions as well as technicians from the NEC are participating the dialogues in Sinkor, in Monrovia.
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP), governments of Sweden and Ireland, as well as the Peace Building Fund are also providing funds for the NEC and partners ongoing gender dialogues in Montserrado County.