-Amb. Kemayah’s Legal Team In U.S. Releases Statement on Sexual Allegations
The legal team of former Liberia Ambassador to the United Nations, and now President Weah’s nominee for the position of Foreign Affairs Minister, Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr. has sharply reacted to report that went viral on social media regarding sexual allegations against him as ‘Lies and False Allegations Against their client, Ambassador Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr.
According to an official response from the Tilem & Associates, PC, 188 East Post Road, White Plains, New York 10601, United States of America, a Law Firm representing Ambassador Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr., and emailed to the New Republic Newspaper, the firm describes allegations as ‘false, baseless and unfounded allegations being spread on the social media; especially the Liberian related Community in Liberia; in relation to Ms. Whynee Cummings Wilson.
The communication further said, “since September 3, 2020, when Ms. Whynee Cummings Wilson wrote an email to our client accusing him of sexual harassment, specifically alleging he asked her to kiss him nine months ago, we immediately developed interest in investigating the veracity of her claim of sexual harassment.”
“It is clear these false allegations, made within two hours of the news that the Ambassador was being nominated as Liberia’s Foreign Minister, were designed to impugn his character. We reached out to Ms. Whynee Cummings advising her to cease this smear campaign and she has not responded to us, but has instead continued to spread these lies to anyone that will listen without vetting her.
“What we have discovered is clear, Ms. Wilson, and other state actors, are attempting to harm Ambassador Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr. He is a great family man who expressly loves his beautiful wife. He has been married to her for over 21 years. This attack on the Ambassador is not just on him, but also is an attack on his beautiful loving wife, Rev. Mrs. Dialokai Golanyon-Kemayah. Ambassador Kemayah has built, over many decades, a strong reputation of integrity, both domestically and abroad,” the statement added.
The Legal Team also said “It is clear that the Ambassador has a strong reputation, and has integrity especially as a diplomat, and this is why he was nominated by Mr. George Manneh Weah, President of the Republic of Liberia, for Minister of Foreign Affairs. This should have been great news for Liberia, but as soon as the announcement was made a smear campaign began.”
“We are aware that long before his nomination as Liberia’s Foreign Minister designate, when it was rumored that President Weah was considering our client for the position of Minister of Foreign Affairs, a handful of detractors unleashed avalanche of failed attacks to hunt him down into disfavor with the President. President Weah saw through these baseless attacks before, and the people of Liberia will see once again the great work that Ambassador Kemayah has produced. Liberia is quite familiar with the work of Ambassador Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr., and as the new Foreign Minister, he will continue to represent Liberia throughout the world,” the statement further said.