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Weah Constitutes Special Committee In Nimba Land Conflict …Hails Muslims On Ramadan

President George Manneh Weah has constituted a special presidential committee that is expected to report to the President in 60 days to mediate lingering land disputes in Nimba County towards finding an amicable solution.
The Nimba County Conflict Resolution Committee, as the President named it, is charged with the responsibility to, amongst other things, fully investigate reported land dispute in Nimba County, particularly in Ganta, establish the root cause(s) of the recent violence in the county, and make recommendations for resolution.
The committee The Minister of Internal Affairs will chair the Committee while the Chairman of the Liberia Land Authority will serve as the co-chairperson.
Members of the Committee include the President of the Nimba County Bar Association; Chairman of the Liberian Council of Churches; head the Liberia Muslim Council; Chairman of the National Traditional Council of Liberia, and President of the National Civil Society Union of Liberia.
Other members are Bishop Isaac Winker, Sheikh Abubakar Mory D. Sumaworo, the Grand Mufti Republic of Liberia, Chairman of Nimba KWADO, Former Superintendent Dorr Cooper, and Sekou Kalasco Jomanday Damaro as liaison.
Senators Prince Y. Johnson and Jeremiah Koon of Nimba County are members, while Presidential Legal Advisor, Cllr. Archibald Bernard, will serve as advisor to the Committee.
At the same time, Dr. Weah has condemned threats against the life of the Chief Justice or any other Liberian. Pres. Weah vowed the government will prosecute anyone guilty of threatening the lives of others in keeping with laws.
A fortnight ago, the Liberian Chief Executive brought together parties of the Ganta City land dispute at the Ministerial Complex to have a firsthand interaction with them and promised to put into place a committee that would explore the details of the matter and find a solution.
In other Presidential news, Dr. Weah has also hailed Liberian Muslims for their endurance, farsightedness and commitment demonstrated during the month-long Ramadan period.
The President said in a statement: “As my Liberian Muslim brothers and sisters climax the end of Ramadan 2021, I congratulate and thank all of them for their moral and spiritual endurance, far-sightedness and prayers offered for our beloved nation and people.”
President Weah particularly applauded Liberian Muslims for “remaining law-abiding and patriotic during these very difficult and trying times in our nation’s history.”
He enjoined further them to continue to pray for peace, and a reconciled Liberia that will bring national development, growth and peace.
It can be recalled that President Weah on April 13, 2021, the day Liberian Muslims began the annual observance of the Holy Month of Ramadan, congratulated and urged them to pray for the peace and development of Liberia.
He also urged them to pray for the end of the massive and devastating consequences of the Coronavirus being experienced by the world.
Fasting in RAMADAN is one of the five pillars of Islam obligatory upon all adult and healthy Muslims.

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