VP-Howard-Taylor raps on family values, inducts new leadership of Esteemed Gentlemen Organization

Monday, 19th February 2018
Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor
Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor
Photo Credit: Executive Mansion Photo

Monrovia, Liberia - Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor has called on officials of the Esteemed Gentlemen Organization to prioritize mentorship.

The Esteemed Gentlemen Organization is a group of professionals and family men united in one bond. It is a secular, apolitical and social organization founded in 2014.

Speaking Saturday, February 17,2018, when she served as keynote Speaker at the third   induction ceremony of the Organization, held at a local hotel, VP- Taylor cautioned officials of the organization to be more proactive in changing the lives of the younger ones.

According to a release from the office of the Vice president, VP Howard-Taylor urged the leadership of the group, to always lead by examples.

The Liberian Vice president mentioned that over thirty years of the country’s crisis, every fabric of our country was broken down, most especially, the family which suffered the most.

VP- Taylor however, called on the Esteemed Gentlemen Organization to be vigorous and work in partnership with other organizations including   the YMCA and YWCA.

She said, this will   sustain the continuation of our peace, help in building the family and good mentorship for the younger generation.

She noted that taking over leadership is a call to service for which those who are elected to steer the affairs of the organization, must lead the organization to a higher height.

 VP- Taylor spoke on the serious nature of single parents, because of the absence of fathers in many homes.

VP- Taylor then made her initial contribution of twenty five bags of rice to the Esteemed Gentlemen organization and promised that her office will work with them in carrying out some of their initiatives.

In response, the newly inducted Chairman EG Senesee Geso Freeman thanked VP Taylor for gracing the occasion.

 The Chairman, who spoke on behalf of the organization, pledged their support in working with the office of the Vice President.

Others elected include, Benedict T. Fully Co-chair, Ansu Konneh Secretary, Calixte Hessou Assistant secretary, Azepturs S. Barbu Financial secretary, Stephen Fuller treasurer and Parker K. Johnson Parliamentarian.