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Meet Honorable Joseph Boakai running mate Emmanuel Nuquay

Emmanuel Nuquay is announced as the running mate for presidential candidate, Joseph Boakai.  

A brief profile of Speaker Emmanuel Nuquay

Atty. J. Emmanuel Nuquay was born to the union of Mr. and Mrs. George C. Nuquay on October 24, 1968, in Dinning-ta Clan, Borlorla Township, Margibi County. 

He began his early education at Nuquay Public School in Gwee Town, Todee District in Montserrado County. After completing his elementary education, he enrolled at the Presbyterian Todee Mission School in Goba Town where he completed junior high school. 

Nuquay matriculated to the Booker T. Washington Institute (BWI) in Kakata City, Margibi County, in 1986.

 He graduated from BWI in 1989 with a Diploma in Accounting. He thereafter enrolled at the University of Liberia and graduated in 1998, earning a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in economics. 

In 2008, he graduated from the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law with a bachelor of law degree (LLB).

Nuquay entered politics in 2005 when he contested the Representative seat in the then District #1 (now District #5) and won. He was appointed chairman on the Committee on Ways, Means Finance and Development Planning in 2007 by former Acting Speaker Tokpah J. Mulbah.

He was subsequently maintained after the election of former Speaker J. Alex Tyler in April 2007.

Speaker Nuquay re-contested the 2011 Presidential and Legislative Elections and won, and was subsequently reappointed chairman on the Committee on Ways, Means Finance and Development Planning in 2012 by former Speaker Tyler, which was short-lived.

Before then, he served as co-chair of the Judiciary and Agriculture and Fisheries Committees.

On October 5, 2016, the Speaker was unanimously and unprecedentedly elected on “white ballot in the William R. Tolbert Joint Chambers of the Legislature by 50 votes.

He was a member of the ruling Unity Party (UP), but resigned and became a founding member of the People’s Unification Party (PUP). The Speaker is a successful businessman in the transportation and real estate sectors.

Before entering politics, Hon. Nuquay served as Accounts Trainee with the Liberia Petroleum Refinery Company (LPRC) as well as Accounts Clerk with the Ministry of Rural Development. He was also a rubber broker and later served as Quality Assurance Officer, Quality Control

Supervisor and Quality Control Superintendent at the Weala Rubber Company. He is married and blessed with three children.

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