Liberia’s Ambassador to the United States, Mexico and Canada, has disclosed plan to resign his post and return to Liberia. Ambassador Jeremiah Sulunteh said though his ambassadorial post is not a tenure position, he had earlier decided to serve for only four years and return home.
Speaking to this paper over the weekend in an exclusive interview in Gbonota, Bong County where he had gone to address a forum, Ambassador Suluntehsaid he will officially inform President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of his desire to quit by May this year.
The Liberian envoy says he believes there are many other qualified Liberians who ready to replace him in the diplomatic mission. The Liberian Ambassador Plenipotentiary, who has his eyes on becoming running mate to Vice President Joseph NyumahBoakai in 2017, has however declined to say whether his intention to resign is in connection with the impending elections.
Ambassador Sulunteh is current Senior National Vice Chairman for President Sirleaf’s ruling Unity Party. He has expressed willingness to work with any member of the party, and praised Vice President Joseph Boakai, describing him as a good Vice President, who could make a very good President for Liberia.
He maintained that Vice President Boakai has worked tremendously in serving the country.
By Papa Morris from Bong County-Edited by Jonathan Browne