Gyude Bryant was the chairman of the Transitional Government of Liberia who led the country for two and the half years. He was succeeded by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf following an election.
Former Transitional Government of Liberia
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Gyude Bryant was selected in 2003 by opposing sides at a peace conference in Ghana to end Liberia's second round of fighting to unseat then president Charles Taylor. Bryant at the time was viewed by all sides as politically neutral and acceptable. Before becoming Chairman, he was a businessman and remains a strong member of the Episcopal Church of Liberia.
In 2007, following the completion of his tenure, Bryant was charged with the embezzlement of U.S $ 1 million and has been in a legal battle ever since. At one point, he was briefly incarcerated
(At a Glance)
Date of Birth: Jan/17/1949
Interests: Politics, Business etc
Place of Origin: Liberia