The Board of Commissioners (BOC) of the National Elections Commission (NEC) has reaffirmed and confirmed its earlier ruling declaring Collaborating Political Parties (CPP) candidate, J. Brownie Samukai as winner of the 8 December 2020 Special Senatorial Election in Lofa County.
The seven-person Board of Commissioners unanimous decision was released Friday 5 February 2021 by Commissioner Josephine Kou Gaye.
However, lawyers representing the complainants, led by Cllr. Samuel Kortimai have excepted the ruling and announced an appeal to the Honorable Supreme Court of Liberia.
To which appeal, the Head of the Administrative Hearing, Davidetta Browne Lansanah granted in keeping with law and subsequently dismissed the matter.
Cllrs. J. Wilfred Sayer and Augustine Faryah represented the Second Respondent CPP, through J. Brownie Samukai, while the Complainants Ahmed Kromah and James Mally one case and Kesselly Gayflor and Peter all of Lofa County were represented by Cllr. Samuel Kortimai.