Liberia: Minister jailed 2 days in prison for legislative contempt

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Deputy Minister for Press and Public Affairs at the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism in Liberia, Eugene Fahngon, has been declared a non-governmental material and sentenced two nights in prison for legislative contempt.

The House took the decision Wednesday evening upon his (Fahngon) appearance before Plenary to show cause why he should not be held in contempt after his scuffle with Representative Edwin M. Snowe over the weekend.

The Deputy Minister is on record for using vulgar language on the Representative.

It took the Plenary of the House of Representatives eight hours to come up with a decision.

Mr. Fahngon has since been escorted to the notorious Monrovia Central Prison where he would spend the next two nights.




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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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