The plenary of the House of Representatives has for the first time recognized, the winner of the Press Union of Liberia(PUL), Legislative reporter award of the year 2020.
The recognition of Journalist Winston Blayden of BANA FM 98.5 was made in open session by Montserrado county district#8 Representatives, Acarous Gray who is also the Chair on Executive of the House of Representatives.
Members of the House were immediately asked to rally together as a means of identifying with the journalist.
Speaking on behalf of the Legislative press pool (LEGISPOOL), the Association Press Whoquoi Yeahgar thank the House of Representatives and described their actions as unprecedented.
The LEGISPOOL Plresident then used the occasion to call on members of that August body to dedicate a office space for the association (LEGISPOOL).
He noted, that working in the open is difficult and as such, reporters assigned at the first branch of government should be treated with respect.