BANGURA,II, Hon. Wilfred J.S.

BANGURA,II, Hon. Wilfred J.S.


Honorable Wilfred J.S. Bangura, II is the Deputy Minister for Administration (DMA), he directs and execute the Administrative policy of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry which seek to provide organizational support to the Ministry’s four bureaus and seventeen divisions. The Deputy Minister for Administration is the principal deputy and second in command to Prof. Wilson K. Tarpeh, Minister of Commerce & Industry, he’s also a strategic member of the Ministry’s Senior Management Team (SMT), leading concession to mobilize internal and external resources and budgetary support to keep the Ministry effectively and efficiently functional. The DMA supervises the Assistant Minister for Administration and the Directors of the Divisions of Human Resources, Finance, Procurement, Public Affairs, Knowledge Management & Archive, Administrative Support Services and Information Technology (IT) coupled with the supervision of all projects being implemented by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry.


Minister Bangura is a lead advocate and proponent of the Government of Liberia Pro Poor Agenda for Prosperity & Development (PAPD), a five-year (2019-2023) development plan that was designed to address the basic needs of Liberians income, security, better access to basic social services and greater opportunities for self-improvement in an enabling environment that is inclusive and stable.


Before his appointment at the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Minister Bangura jobbed as Deputy Chief of Staff, office of the Pro Tempore of the Liberian Senate, Chief of Staff, office of Senior Senator J. Jonathan Barney of Rivercess County, Special Assistant, Chairman of Executive, House of Representatives, National Secretary General, Movement for Democracy & Reconstruction (MDR), amongst others.


The Deputy Minister for Administration is fostering partnership with his local and international counterparts in an effort to support programs and projects that will provide training and manpower development opportunities to strengthen the workforce of the Ministry through capacity building, staff welfare and career advancement initiatives.


Mr. Bangura is a staunch and devoted member of the Progressive Youth Forum of Liberia (PYFOL), Student Integration Movement (SIM) University of Liberia, Grace Baptist Church among others. Minister Bangura holds a Bachelor of Art Degree in Theology (B.Th.-2009) from the Baptist Seminary, a Master Degree in Public Administration (MPA-2018) graduated with a Summa cum laude from the Cuttington University Graduate School coupled with several professional Diplomas and Certificates he obtained.



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