Liberia: Pres. Weah Nominates Davidetta Browne Lansanah as New Elections Commission Chair

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The NEC Chairman-designate will replace Cllr. Jerome Korkoryah whose tenure expired in March of this year

MONROVIA – President George Manneh Weah has nominated Mrs. Davidetta Browne Lansanah as Chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC).

Prior to her preferment, Mrs. Davidetta Browne Lansanah was nominated, confirmed, appointed and commissioned co-chairman of the Electoral Body. She was subsequently appointed Acting Chair of the Commission after the Liberian Leader withdrew the nomination of the then Chairman-designate, Cllr. Nbudisi Nwabudiki.

The NEC Chairman-designate will replace Cllr. Jerome Korkoryah whose tenure expired in March of this year.

Commissioner Davidetta Browne-Lansanah hails from Maryland County. She holds double Baccalaureate Degrees in Public Administration and Political Science respectively, from the University of Liberia. 

Commissioner Browne-Lansanah holds a Masters of Public Administration Degree in Public Sector Management at the Cuttington University Graduate School. 

She is a veteran Broadcast Journalist and has worked at the Liberia Broadcasting System (LBS), Star Radio and the Talking Drum Studio.

She worked for many years as National Communications Officer with the United Nations and as Associate Gender Officer with United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL).  

She loves working, singing, dancing and giving care to her two daughters and a host of external relatives. 

Meanwhile, President Weah has nominated Cllr. Teplah Reeves as Co-chairman of NEC. She is to replace the elevated Mrs. Davidetta Browne Lansanah.

The nominations made on Monday, 15 June, 2020 are subject to confirmation by the Liberian Senate where applicable.

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