Former Liberian President, Vice President fuss Over Dismissal

The Inquirer
Monrovia, Liberia

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The Perspective
Atlanta, Georgia

Posted January 16, 2004

There appears to be a split within the former GOL relative to the nomination of individuals to its slots in the NTGL and dismissal from such slots.

According to a release issued last night, the former GOL as a party to the Accra Comprehensive Peace Agreement, through its seven man committee to act on behalf of the former hereby calls on the Chairman of the National Transitional Government of Liberia to reinstate its nominees in persons of Mr. Ramsee Moore, Director of the National Security Agency and Madam Agnes Reeves Taylor, Liberia’s Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organization(IMO) with immediate effect.

The former GOL’s release signed by former Vice president John Gray divulged that it "views the action of NTGL Chariman Gyude Bryant to arbitrarily dismiss and replace nominees of the former GOL as a direct contravention of the spirit and letter of the Accra Comprehensive Peace Agreement and has the propensity to hinder or otherwise cause disruptions in the implementation of the Accra Agreement."

Continuing, the former GOL said, in consonance with its avowed commitment to ensure the unhindered implementation of the peace process, it shall make appropriate representations to the international community, the facilitators of the Liberia Peace Process and other interested parties so as to assure that the present problem created by the Chairman of the NTGL can be resolved in an amicable manner within the context of the ongoing peace process.

It can be recalled that the former president of Liberia, Mr. Moses Z. Blah recently endorsed the dismissal of Mr. Moore on grounds that he(Moore) has behaved unprofessionally.

Former president Blah then constituted a committee to do business relative to its participation in the NTGL on behalf of the former GOL. The constituted committee is headed by former Vice President John Gray.

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