February 21, 2024

President Boakai Appoints Kula Fofana Presidential Press Secretary

Monrovia, Liberia – President Joseph Nyuma Boakai, Sr., has appointed Ms. Kula Bonah Nyei Fofana as Presidential Press Secretary. Ms. Fofana’s appointment made on Thursday, January 25, 2024, by President Boakai takes immediate effect; she comes to the position with deep knowledge in public relations and communication.

Ms. Fofana is the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at David A. Straz Technical and Vocational College of the University of Liberia and a student of the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law.

She served the Liberian government as Assistant Minister for Youth Development, co-chaired Liberia’s Vision 2030, headed the Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social Protection’s (MGCSP) Adolescent Girls Division, and also consulted with several agencies of the United Nations, including UNFPA and UN-Habitat, among others.

Kula Fofana is an activist who is interested in feminism, diversity, and social and transitional justice. Kula ran for the Grand Cape Mount County Senate By-Election in Western Liberia in 2019.

She graduated cum-laude from the African Methodist Episcopal University in Liberia with a BA in Mass Communications and a Graduate Certificate in International Affairs from American University in Washington, D.C.

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