The political hullabaloo relative to the confirmation hearing of Cllr. Ndubusi Nwabudike has been extended to another Day though previously announced for Tuesday, March 31, 20202.
As all ears and eyes were poised and attentive to get to know the crucial decision to be taken from members of the House of Elders on Tuesday, The Liberian Senate committee on Autonomous Agencies and Commissions to the dismay of the media and other Liberians who have grown interest in such national issue announced the postponement of the confirmation hearing of NEC Chairman-designate Ndubusi Nwabudike to Wednesday, April 1, 2020.
According to the Committee, the hearing which was to be held today, March 31, 2020 was postponed due to a scheduled meeting with political parties.
Cllr. Ndubusi Nwabudike was due to present his full naturalization documents to the committee on today, Tuesday to substantiate his Liberian citizenship.
It followed previous confirmation hearing on Monday March 30, 2020 at the grounds of the Capitol Building which to certain extend unlike in the past was intense and greeted with mixed views from Liberians as well as Senators of the Country.
Critical questions, concerns and inquiries were raised by Senators relative to the NEC’s chair designate controversial naturalization saga.
As the political battle relative to his confirmation hearing takes crucial and historic trend, the judgement day to finalize the discussion is set for Wednesday.
Meanwhile Deputy Presidential Press Secretary Smith Toby has informed the media that President Weah has played his part as per his constitutional duty by nominating Cllr. Nwabudike , it is now left with the Senate to do due diligence to the process in the supreme interest of the Country.
Though the NEC’s Chair Designate was previously confirmed by the same Senate when he was nominated again by the Liberian leader to the position of LACC’s boss something that now raises more concerns, questions and has so far spark wide spread debate in the political corridors of the Country as to why members of the House of elders are now critical on his confirmation when they should have done such before.
Whether political, legal and or constitutional, the Liberian Senate through a voting process on Wednesday is expected after a scrutiny process to make the decision of denying or confirming Cllr. Nwabuduke.
More updates about his confirmation will be published in our subsequent publications.