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Mulbah Retains SWAL Presidency Featured

16 Mar 2016
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Mulbah Retains SWAL Presidency

Inquirer’s Sports Editor and LiberianSoccer.com Sr Reporter, Roland M. Mulbah has retained the presidency of the Sports Writers Association of Liberia (SWAL).

Mr. Mulbah, who is the incumbent president of the association, won unopposed Wednesday, March 16, 2016 collecting 26 votes out of the 56 registered members.

Moses K. Garzaewu also retained his position as Vice President collecting 26 votes, while Kolubah B.K. Zayzay did same for the position of Secretary General with 26 votes.

Julius N. Konton, who previously contested SWAL election in 2014 and lost to Kolubah for the position of secretary General, won as Financial Secretary with 26 votes, while Success Abu Minor won the position of Chaplain collecting 25 votes.

The election was conducted under a free, fair and transparent atmosphere with several observers including the Press Union of Liberia (PUL).

According to the new SWAL constitution, the newly elected leadership will serve for three years instead of the previously two years.

In an interview shortly after the election, president Mulbah said he hopes to continue with his platform in taking SWAL to another level.

The President said vibrant leadership, members’ welfare, sound advocacy, equal opportunity, capacity building and accountability will be the order of the day.

He was also quick to note that he will bring about reconciliation since in fact election brings about high feelings.

“After another election, I first want to thank all registered members of the association for adhering to their constitutional responsibility in exercising their franchise where we have been ushered in to serve for a three year period.

After such historic exercise, the need to be more focused, committed and united must be stressed as there were no losers but all winners in these elections and there are as well no opponents or enemies, but all one people united in achieving one common objective in taking SWAL to another level,” Mulbah noted.

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