According to Nyei who is a doctoral researcher at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, Liberia currently has one of the oldest constitutions in Africa and the only country on the continent that has not done any substantial review or reform of its constitution since 1986 despite the numerous political crisis and the apparent dysfunctionality of the constitution. He pointed out that countries that experience violent civil wars and political crises normally seek to address their problems through broader constitutional reform with the aim of promoting political participation and inclusive democratic governance. Public Policy 

Liberian Scholar Wants Political Decentralization

  London–– Liberian Scholar Ibrahim Al-bakri Nyei has called for a robust constitutional reform to allow for the full implementation of the Local Government Act and sustain gains made towards decentralization reform in Liberia. Addressing the 2019 conference of the Liberian Studies Association in Chicago, Mr. Nyei noted that some gains were made towards decentralization over the last 12 years, such as the establishment of county councils, the passage of the Local Government Act, and the establishment of county service centers, but the gains cannot be sustained without firm entrenchment…

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