President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has approved the appointment of Ms. Nyanda F. Davis as Director of Passports & Visas, a positioned she has acted in for the past few months.
According to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOF), the President‘s approval of the appointment followed a recommendation from Foreign Minister Augustine K. Ngafuan for Ms. Davis to assume the position after effectively serving as Acting Director.
The statement added that the President’s concurrence with the Minister’s recommendation is due to Ms. Davis’ career path as a young professional, and the testimonials of her level of dedication, commitment and ability to deliver on an assigned task.
Her appointment will take immediate effect.
Prior to her appointment to the new portfolio, Ms. Davis served as Deputy Director for Passports & Visas and, the release noted, she efficiently and effectively managed and supervised the administration of Liberian Biometric Passports both in Liberia and at Liberia’s diplomatic missions around the world.
Before coming to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ms. Davis served as Technical Analyst, President’s Young Professional, Office of the Minister of Finance where she analyzed Debt and Aid Management and served as Secretary to the National Budget and the Debt Management Committees, respectively, said the MOFA release.
The new Passport Director, who is a graduate of the Cuttington University Graduate School, holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Finance and an undergraduate Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (BA) from CU.