Supreme Court to decide Liberia’s election dispute again

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Former football star George Weah (left) and Vice-President Joseph Boakai are due to face each other in the second round
Photo: BBC/Reuters/EPA

The Board of Commissioners of Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) has upheld Tuesday’s ruling of NEC Dispute Hearing Officer which dismissed complaints of fraud against the Oct. 10 presidential elections.

The hearing officer, Mr Muana Ville, had trashed the complaints filed by the Liberty Party (LP) and its presidential candidate, Mr Charles Brumskine, for lack of evidence.

The complainants are seeking a rerun of the Oct. 10 elections, which they alleged were marred by massive fraud and irregularities perpetrated by the elections commission.

In its ruling delivered on Friday and published on the NEC website, the board said the complainants failed to prove their allegation of fraud against the commission.

“The Supreme Court…

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