President Weah sacks University President

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Liberian president, George Weah in a short reshuffle late Thursday, dismissed the president of the University  of Liberia Dr. Ophelia Inez Weeks citing no reason.

The appointment takes effect replacing her with Dr. Julius Sawolo Nelson. Madam Weeks  was the state run university’s 14thpresident.

The dismissal comes following series of meetings held by the faculty staff of the university about planned protest due to salary delay. Moreover, under her administration,  series of protests took place during the regime of former president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s admon.Flash back:(photo of some protesting UL students).  The students at the time called for her dismissal by madam Sirleaf. But  protesting students at the time said madam Weeks told them that Ex-president Sirleaf could not dismiss her because she was competent and if any student was unhappy, should leave the University.TNR

 

 

 

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Reuben Sei Waylaun Managing Editor A trained Liberian journalist and Administrator with over eight active years in mainstream media. He has worked with both the electronic and print media as radio producer, newscaster, reporter, News Editor, Editor-In-Chief, and Managing Editor respectively. He has a very good understanding of the Liberian media and very good working relations with media houses across the country and good at lobbying with his peers and above at all times. Reuben is a graduate of the University of Liberia with BPA in PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION & MANAGEMENT with emphasis in Development Planning Administration & Public Policy. In Management, he has emphasis in Human Resource management, Small Business Management and Business law respectively
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