Abu Bana Kamara
Hon. Abu Bana Kamara is the Assistant Minister for Administration. He has been actively involved in some of the success stories that are accredited to the government of Her Excellency, Madam Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.
He was appointed as the Assistant Minister for Land and Rail Transport in 2012, at the Ministry of Transport, and became instrumental in bringing sanity to the process of vehicle registration and inspection, which aided in a significant increase in revenue generation for the government of Liberia.
He has served in several capacities at the Ministry of State for Presidential Affairs and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. A key component of his work at the Ministry of State for Presidential Affairs was the redesigning of Monrovia City, which entailed recreating the concept of a modernized capital, thereby changing it from a war-ravaged city to a place befitting for the general populace. The said project was a special initiative of the Special Project Unit of the Office of the President of the Republic of Liberia.
He graduated from the University of Liberia in 2010, where he obtained a degree in Business Administration. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of Maya Business Incorporated, with offices in Monrovia. Hon. Kamara has also been extensively involved with youth activism and is one of the pioneer leaders of the Coalition of Concerned Youth for Peace in Liberia.
Hon. Kamara is also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Abu Developmental Initiative based in Montserrado County. The initiative was formed in 2008 with the objective of addressing the numerous challenges faced by the people of Montserrado County and the nation at large. He also served as supervisor for the Children Assistance Program (CAP), Operations Manager for Alpha Logging Company in Liberia, and also as the Administrative Manager at Pacific Resource Incorporated.
Hon. Kamara is a happily married and is also blessed with four children.