President Weah Nominates Justice Minister Cllr. Frank Musa Dean As Justice Nagbe Replacement

The President of the Republic of Liberia, His Excellency Dr. George Manneh Weah has received and granted a request from Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Liberia, His Honor Joseph N. Nagbe for an early retirement due to ill health.
Associate Justice Nagbe, an astute lawyer, is a former Senator of Sinoe County at the 54th National Legislature who was nominated by President Weah in 2018 and subsequently confirmed by the Liberian Senate in August of the same year to replace retired Associate Justice, His Honor Philip A Z Banks.

Associate Justice Joseph N. Nagbe


According to Article 68 of the Liberian Constitution, the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court shall, with the consent of the Senate, be appointed and commissioned by the President of the Republic.
The Liberian leader has received and accepted the resignation of the Associate Justice due to ill health.
In his acceptance of the resignation of the ill jurist, President Weah expressed his sincere thanks and appreciation for the services of Associate Justice Joseph N. Nagbe.
The Liberian leader said it was his ardent prayer that the Almighty God would grant the ailing jurist his healing powers as he is on the path of recovery.
Meanwhile, the Liberian Leader has nominated Justice Minister, Counselor Frank Musah Dean Jr., to replace Associate Justice Joseph N. Nagbe.
President Weah, in a letter to the Liberian Senate dated Tuesday, December 26, 2023, in which he nominated the Justice Minister, said, “I have the honor to submit, for consideration to the Liberian Senate Cllr. Frank Musa Dean Jr. – Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Liberia. Please accept, Honorable Ladies and Gentlemen, the sentiments of my highest consideration and esteem,” the letter said.
The nominee, Cllr. Musa Frank Dean is currently the Minister of Justice, Attorney General of the Republic of Liberia and Dean of the Supreme Court Bar.
The Liberian Leader said he harbored no doubt in the ability of Minister Dean to perform as expected of a high court jurist. He said the Attorney General of the Republic of Liberia has demonstrated a high degree of professionalism not just in the execution of his duties as Minister of Justice but also earned the respect of his peers over the years as a reputable lawyer.

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