The Elected Leadership Pose for a group photo following the Election The Elected Leadership Pose for a group photo following the Election

After Long Standing Dispute: SWAL Elects New Leadership

MONROVIA, LIBERIA -Members of the Sports Writers Association of Liberia (SWAL) on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 elected a new leadership to the steer affairs of that auxiliary of the Press Union of Liberia (PUL). 

Unlike in the past, the one- time outstanding auxiliary of the PUL now has a major political boost aimed at moving that body forward after a democratically elected election.

After a long standing internal and political dispute, the pen pushers saw the need to unite and form a new leadership. 

At a well-attended election, ELBC Kolubah Zayzay was elected with the highest votes of 30 as president and he was closely followed by Julius Konton with 29 votes respectively as Secretary General.

Others elected were: Varma Kamara, Vice President with 23 votes, While Naomi Tappia obtained 23 votes, Edwin Boy Dolo as Assistant Secretary General with 22 votes and Joseph Vincent with 22 votes respectively.

According to the President-elect, Kolubah Zayzay, it is time to chart a new course of the SWAL.

He said he will prioritize internal networking, corporate engagement, membership welfare and decentralization among others.

The election though went on a dominant white ballot also saw more members pulling in to vote just to ensure a legitimate nature of the entire process and to as well show a perfect solidarity for the entire process.


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