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Sunday, February 25, 2024

LIBERIA: FORMER DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF GERALDINE JANET GEORGE APPOINTED ACTING DEFENSE MINISTER

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MONROVIA – President Joseph Nyuma Boakai Sr has appointed former Deputy Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) Brigadier Geraldine Janet George as the Acting Defense Minister, following the unexpected resignation of Minister Prince Charles Johnson III.

The appointment of Brigadier Geraldine Janet George, a distinguished figure in the country’s military, has sparked widespread curiosity and interest. With an extensive career in the armed forces, General Johnson brings a wealth of experience and strategic insight to her new role.

Her appointment marks a significant milestone as she becomes the first woman to hold the position of Acting Defense Minister in the nation’s history.

President Boakai expressed his confidence in General Johnson’s ability to lead the Ministry of Defense during this transitional period, emphasizing her unwavering commitment to national security and defense.

He commended her exceptional leadership qualities and dedication to serving the country, highlighting her remarkable track record in the military.

The sudden resignation of Minister Prince Charles Johnson III has raised speculation and questions about the circumstances surrounding his departure.

Brigadier Geraldine Janet George’s appointment has garnered widespread attention and support, with many expressing optimism about the transformative potential of her leadership. As she assumes her new responsibilities, Brigadier George is poised to navigate critical challenges and steer the defense sector towards continued progress and resilience.

The nation eagerly anticipates the strategic initiatives and policies that Brigadier Geraldine Janet George will implement in her capacity as Acting Defense Minister, as she embarks on this pivotal role in shaping the country’s security landscape.

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