The Liberia Football Association has inducted into office its newly appointed electoral and judicial committee members at the association’s headquarters in Monrovia.
The committee members were on Saturday, February 24 confirmed by football stakeholders during an extraordinary congress at the PA’s Rib House in Sinkor.
The induction was conducted by the outgoing LFA President Musa Bility. According to Bility who is also an executive committee member of the Confederation of African Football, he is interested in a peaceful transition and will work with the committees in ensuring that there is no government’s interference.
“My job now is to support the committees so that things will remain calm before and after the elections,” Bility said.
The inducted committee members will serve on their committees for four years in accordance with Article 61.1 of the football house’s 2017 Revised Statutes. The committees will conduct every electoral and judicial affair of the association and every member association of the LFA.
They will work in accordance with the CAF, FIFA and LFA statues and the LFA Code of Ethics and Electoral Code and they are expected to shortly disclose the timeline for the forthcoming elections.
After her induction as chairperson on the election committee, Cllr. Sarfuah Gray thanked the LFA for the preferment and promised to professionally conduct the elections of the association.
Andy Quamie, Deputy Minister for Sports at the Ministry of Youth and Sports who witnessed the ceremony, congratulated the officials and highlighted government’s interest in the peaceful conduct of the football house’ elections and the subsequent transition of power.
“Government is natural and monitoring the process and has interest in making sure that it remains peaceful and provide guidance where necessary. We want to see Bility transfer power to whosoever that is elected as LFA new president,” he said.