Liberia: Senator Daniel Naatehn Poised to Replace L. Horatio Gould as ANC Chairman

Out-going Chairman of the Alternative National Congress, Mr. Lafayette Horatio Gould

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Ganta, Nimba – The chairman of the Alternative National Congress (ANC), Lafayette Horatio Gould, will not seek re-election for second term as chairman. Gould confirmed the news hours ahead of polling for the party’s new corps of officials.

Report by Selma Lomax, [email protected]

Gould said: “The Convention this year 2019 marks my last convention as
your national chairman as I have decided not to seek re-election, ” Gould

continued: “I am forever grateful to you for the support during my tenure
as chairman. We are where we are today only because of you and indeed you have
my highest honor.”

Gould is likely to be replaced by Gbarpolu County Senator Daniel Naatehn, who will probably go unopposed.

He is one of four lawmakers who won their posts on the ticket of the Alternative National Congress (ANC) in the 2017 General and Presidential Elections.

Gbarpolu County Senator Daniel Naatehn

The Gbarpolu Senator is also one of the few vocal persons in the Senate. He can be remembered for describing one of the Senate’s plenaries as ‘uncomfortable and indecent.’

“You people
are making this place uncomfortable and indecent for us and this Pro-Tempore is
behaving like a dictator here on us,” Senator Naatehn said.

Naatehn made the assertion Tuesday, November 6, 2018 during the Third day
sitting of the Extra Session of the Liberian Senate in open plenary.

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