Janga Kowo, a 2010 graduate of the MBA in accounting, was recently named Comptroller and Accountant General of the Republic of Liberia.
After graduation Mr. Kowo returned to Liberia and worked in a number of different sectors, while also becoming active in Congress for Democratic Change, the main opposition political party. He was named the party’s National Secretary General.
His activities included being part of a delegation that visited Washington, DC, for a meeting with the U.S. State Department.
In December of 2017, his political party won the presidential elections, and the new president, George M. Weah, assumed office in January as the 24th president of the Republic of Liberia.
Mr. Weah nominated Mr. Kowo for the position of Comptroller and Accountant General, and in February the Liberian Senate confirmed him for the position.
“We’re pleased to learn that Janga has been named to a high government position for the country of Liberia,” said Professor Andy Bargerstock, who heads the Accounting Professionals MBA program. “During his time on campus at MUM, Janga was known as a happy, friendly person with a keen mind and vision for a better world. Now he’s risen to a high position in government to help guide Liberia to higher achievements.”