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Chairman's Statement

As newly appointed Chairperson of the Liberia National Commission on Small Arms (LiNCSA), we would like to begin our message by thanking H.E. Ambassador Dr. George Manneh Weah, President of the Republic of Liberia for the confidence reposed in us to steer the affairs of the Commission during this very critical time in our country’s history. As we recount activities carried out during the year 2018 and also since the establishment of the Commission, we can’t complete this message without acknowledging our predecessors, Commissioners and all the staff who worked so tirelessly to ensure that the Commission’s mandate and functions were carried out over these years.

 

Particularly, we want to acknowledge the work and commitment of Senator Conmany B. Wesseh who was the founding Chairperson of the Commission and steered its affairs from 2006 to 2012. Under his leadership, the Act establishing the Commission was drafted and formally passed into law by the Legislature in 2012.  During this time, we must note that several actions were taken including the ratification of the ECOWAS Convention in 2006 and the Arms Trade Treaty in 2012, the drafting of the Liberia Firearms & Ammunition Control Act as well as the training of a team of local experts in the control of small arms and light weapons among others which set the stage for effective small arms and light weapons control in Liberia.

 

Similar acknowledgement also goes to Hon. James M. Fromayan who steered t