By: Amb djweezy D Boss
Liberian women are serving in larger numbers in politics and government today since the Presidency of Ex-President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
Liberian women are also making strides in local and state government in both elected and non-elected offices.
Telia Urey, daughter of Presidential Aspirant and Business Executive,Benoni Urey is one of the most powerful and entrenched candidates in the District 15 upcoming Representative By-Election.
The CEO of Core Investment Group has vowed to continue the legacy of Representative Adolf Lawrence who recently died in tragic motor accident.
Telia said, the Liberian Legislature needs individuals who will never compromise the interest of the ordinary people.
At age 17, Telia started as a business woman employing over 100 people through her company.
Her business career can be traced in Canada when she opened “Melyke Inc”, that sold hair and hair products to women across Canada..
Today, she now owns a restaurant and rent over 30 apartments.
Telia political life started in 2011 when she supported the Coalition for Democratic Change, CDC. She campaigned and did fund raising for the party during the election.
In 2015, she joined the newly formed All Liberian Party, ALP headed by her dad, Benoni Urey.
The honest, hardworking and passionate Business Tycoon now politician wants to bring a new sense of dynamism to the people of District 15,Montserrado County.
With Telia, government services will ultimately be more equitable, more accessible and more effective to the people of Distric 15.