The United States Ambassador accredited to Liberia, Christine Elder, has commended the Inspector General of the Liberia National Police, and the National Elections Security Taskforce for the exceptional manner in which the Liberian security apparatus handled the just ended Presidential and Representative elections.
In a communication addressed to the Inspector General of Police Gregory Coleman, an LNP release said the United States Ambassador lauded the Liberian Police Chief for his exceptional leadership role, and tireless efforts of the National Elections Security Taskforce Personnel for ensuring a peaceful electoral process.
Ambassador Elder said the efforts of the Inspector General to coordinate more than 7,000 police and other security personnel across during the elections was remarkable, and a testament of the exemplary leadership.
The American Ambassador called on the LNP Inspector General to take pride that Liberia now stands as a model of democracy by enabling active participation of all Liberians in elections.
Ambassador Elder also extended sincere congratulations to the LNP Chief on his nomination for the Golden Star Award for Distinguished Service in West Africa.
Recently, Inspector General Coleman was nominated to receive the 2017 prestigious Golden Star for Distinguished Security Service in West Africa by the Security Watch Africa.