MONROVIA – Liberian Journalist Tokpah Tarnue, who is based in Lofa County, has been named Integrity Icon Of the year 2021, ahead of five others icons by Accountability Lab Liberia.

The award is set for individuals who have demonstrated honesty and whose integrities have set a high standard, worth emulating by the public.

Journalist Tarnue was named first among others to include, Joseph Bryant, who came second place, Sam M. Dikoah, a Liberia National Police Officer, who came third, a classroom teacher Siaka Paul, coming forth, a female Kulubo G. Davis also took the fifth place while Emmanuel Tuloe, was awarded Social Icon.

Tarnue, like other Icons, was selected based on information gathered from citizens about his role-play at the public level in helping to shift society positively without being biased or void of corruption.

His work as a journalist in North-Western Liberia, according to some of those quizzed, was factual and balanced and void of being influenced by anyone.

Originally published in FrontPage Africa