By: O’Neil Philips
The Judiciary Staff Association (JSA) of Liberia has elected its first leadership with Atty. Darly Ambrose Nmah as its first president. Atty. Nmah who is the head of Communications at the Temple of Justice was elected on white ballot at the JSA first Annual Convention held on Friday, December 14, 2018
The JSA came into existence early this year after lengthy negotiations with the Administration of the Temple of Justice headed by Chief Justice Francis Karkpor.
The Guest Speaker at the occasion the Resident Judge of Criminal Court ”A” His Honor Roosevelt Z. Willie speaking on the topic: The Role Of The Judiciary Staff Association said the JSA must endeavor to improve the living standard of its members without antagonizing Judges or the Supreme Court Bench as to do so will not be in the best interest of the Association.
He stressed the Association must empower its members to social economic equity in the judiciary and adapt the values of honesty and integrity in the work place. Judge Willie cautioned the JSA to support the Judiciary in line with the 1986 Constitution of Liberia and not otherwise.
The Resident Judge of Criminal Court”A” averred that the JSA objective is to meet, associate, and articulate the needs of members, adding that the Association was not another political group in the Country, distancing the Judiciary from politics.
Judge Willie concluded by telling the leadership that people are watching and they must be concerned saying money,fame and luxury are good but good name is better. Meanwhile,those elected alongside Atty. Darly Ambrose Nmah are Joyce L. Ndowar – vicepresident, Saye S. Zawolo – General Secretary,Mr. Eugene P. Merchant-Financial Secretary, Mr. Henry B. Kparteh – Treaserer and Madam Rosalyn Mulbah- Chaplain