National Election Commission ordered to disallow the certification of CPP Senator elect of Lofa County.

D. Sewarlu 0775251213

The Presiding Justice in Chambers has granted the government of Liberia petition for the writ of prohibition to disallow the National Election Commission to certificate Senator elect of Lofa County J. Brownie Samukai.

Associate Justice Joseph Nagbe said the petition for the writ of prohibition being properly applied for and taking into consideration the controlling laws cite, is hereby granted.

He ordered the clerk of the court to issue the peremptory writ of prohibition, send a mandate to the first respondent, NEC, disallowing the certification of the second respondent J. Brownie Samukai,Jr., until his disability imposed on him by his conviction is removed according to law. And is here by ordered.

The government of Liberia through the Ministry of Justice filed a writ of prohibition on March 29, 2021 to prevent Senator Elect of Lofa County, J. Brownie Samukai Jr. from being certificated by the National Elections Commission.

The government prays that Samukai is judicially disenfranchised citizen and a convicted felon.

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