Robert Sirleaf woes deepen, lawyers question U.S. Nationality

Published: 11/Déc/2014
Source: All Africa

Critics of Independent Montserrado County Senatorial aspirant, Robert Sirleaf, also the son of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf are doing everything within their reach to ensure that he is barred from contesting the ensuing senatorial elections. As part of the move to get Sirleaf out of the race, two lawyers representing a group of Liberians under the banner the National Democratic Coalition (NDC) this week notified the National Election Commission that Sirleaf is an American citizen.

Cllrs. Lofen Keneah and Laveli Supuwood from the NACH Legal Services in a letter dated December 8, 2014, addressed to the Chairman of the National Election Commission, Jerome Korkoyah, told the commission that information in their possession reveals that Sirleaf is a citizen of the United States of America.

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Themes: Nationalité des politiciens, Nationalité et élections
Regions: Libéria, Afrique de l'Ouest
Year: 2014