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LMDI / LPAC-USAID Event… TODAY  SATURDAY JUNE 27, 2020,  LIBERIAN LAW SCHOOL STUDENTS AND NATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION LEADERSHIP DIALOGUE ON THE  CURRENT AND FUTURE RAMIFICATIONS,  MERITS AND DEMERITS OF THE   RECENT EXPULSION OF NIGERIAN BORN LIBERIAN LAWYER  NDIBUISI NWANBUNDIKE OVER ALLEGED  CITIZENSHIP FORGERY….THE DIALOGUE/DUCOR DEBATES & TOMORROW’S PEOPLE ZEE-MAANNEH---ZEE-MAANNEH (PEACE & ENJOYMENT)…Please visit and view our website at www.lmdi.org  and facebook  page at  www.facebook/lmdilib.org. Please follow and know all about us and Liberia and all that we do to sustain Liberia’s post conflict democracy.
MONROVIA LIBERIA…Saturday June 27, 2020…  The Liberia Media for Democratic Initiatives (LMDI), the facilitator of Liberia’s leading People To People Peace building, democracy advocacy and public education platform, THE DIALOGUE and the USAID Legal Professional Development and Anti Corruption Program (LPAC) will hold the latest in a series of Legal Accountability media and community outreach blended interactive DIALOGUE forums on today Saturday June 27.
Today’s DIALOGUE forum will feature the leadership of the Liberia National Bar Association (LNBA) headed by the president, Cllr. Tiawan Gongloe  on the recent  expulsion of their Nigerian born naturalized member, Ndibuisi Nwanbundike whose Liberian citizenship has come  into question and controversy since he was appointed to head Liberia’s National Electoral Commission. It all begins at 10:00am ( This morning).
The forum is aimed at holding the LNBA leadership accountable to for decision to expel a senior member of its ranks years after the acceptance of his citizenship records that allowed him entry into the Liberia National Bar Association (LNBA) and facilitated his practice of law in Liberia. Under Liberian laws, on Liberian citizens, born or naturalized are allowed to practice law in the country.
The latest  USAID –LPAC- LMDI Legal Accountability  Dialogue forum will hear  and see direct frank exchanges between the leadership of the LNBA and at least a dozen members of the Louis Arthur Grimes School Law Students Association (LAWSA) led by its president, Al-Varney Rogers on the legal, societal and future ramifications of the expulsion decision for the good and bad of Liberia. The forum will start at 10:00am.
The forum will first allow presentations from LNBA president Cllr. Tiawan Gongloe, Secretary General, Bobby Livngstone and Grievance and Ethics Committee Chairman, Milton Taylor on how they came out with the decision and what cooperation they expect from the Liberian Supreme Court  Bar and the general Liberian public.
In contrast to the normal huge town hall style gatherings for the LMDI DIALOGUE forums, the LMDI is allowing not more than a dozen students in the audience in consideration of  CORONA or COVID 19 social and physical distancing  fighting measures as announced by the Liberian government and international partners.
The forum will be held at the Headquarters of the Liberia Media for Democratic Initiatives (LMDI) at Whedey Town, Peace Community along the Fendell to Kakata Highway within Lower Careysburg, Todee Statutory District.
As ever all LMDI media products are broadcast on a partner network 45 National and Rural Community Radios across the nation. This set of USAID-LPAC Legal Accountability radio shows will be of no exception. You may follow us at our website at www.lmdi.org and also visit our face book page at Liberia Media for Democratic initiatives-LMDI. You can send comments to  info@lmdi.org   and john@lmdi.org.
Our flagship platforms, THE DIALOGUE,  DUCOR DEBATES & TOMORROW’S PEOPLE at this time are in  general association and partnership with the USAID-LPAC Program.
Signed: 
John O. Kollie
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