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The Speaker of the House of Representatives Bhofal Chambers says all has been done to ensure that the service of members of the House will be in the best interest of the people of Liberia.In remarks at a one – day retreat by the House on Sunday, 28 October in Congo Town, Speaker Chambers says members of the House of Representatives held a healthy discussion at the retreat, promising to work in the interest Liberians.

He expresses hope that at the end of the retreat, Representatives will trash out what is dividing them as a body and will built solidarity and work in the interest of Liberians.Members of the House of Representatives have gathered at the Millennium Hotel in Congo Town at a one day retreat to trash out their differences.

The legislative body has been in the news in recent days for all the wrong reasons.The situation caused Deputy House Speaker Prince K. Moye to call on his colleagues to gather and find a common ground.

Speaking at the start of the retreat, the Chair of the retreat committee Rep. Johnson Gwaikolo welcomed his colleagues to the second retreat of the House.He says the House of Representatives is a deliberative body of duly elected persons who make, change, or repeal the laws of this Republic.

He notes that the House is a significant part of the first branch of government, the Legislature, adding that the retreat is a period of time used to pray and study quietly or think carefully, away from normal activities and duties.

By Bridgett Milton–Edited by Winston W. Parley

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