Opposition Liberty Party officials have agreed to resolve contentions within the party by removing all unofficial clauses inserted in the party’s constitution. The Political leader Nyonblee Kangar Lawrence and Chairman Musa Bility in an MOU agreed to remove three unauthorized clauses in the constitution which has caused bitter division in the party.
According to a release from the political office on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, in the new agreement, the unauthorized clauses inserted into the party’s constitution relative to the powers of the political leader, role of the national Chairman, the procedure for submission of the constitution to the National Elections Commission, and public utterances shall be reversed.
The statement reads that the agreement by the National Advisory committee signed by Political leader Nyonblee Kangar Lawrence and Chairman Musa Bility restores the powers of the political leader to formulate policies and procedures to implement decisions of the national convention, call a special convention, and take others such actions and measures that the political leader or chairman may deem necessary.
The release that was signed from the political leader’s office said, as agreed by the parties, the roles of the chairman shall be, chief administrative officer of the party, serve or act as a leader and chief representative/ spokesperson of the party in the absence or incapacitation of the political leader.
On the procedure for submission of the constitution to the National Elections Commission, the two agreed that the party’s leadership will approach the NEC on Monday, October 11, 2021, to seek clarification on the proper procedures for submission of the constitution.
The political leader and chairman also agreed to place a halt on an unauthorized public pronouncement by all executives of the party on issues bordering on the constitution and party operations.