The U.S. government has responded to Liberia’s request for the Federal Bureau of Investigation to assist the government’s ongoing investigation of the reported missing billions of Liberian dollars.
President George Weah has finalized the reestablishment of the Multi-Stakeholder Steering Group of the Liberia Extractive Industries Transparency Initiatives, one month after EITI suspended Liberia’s membership. EITI is the global standard for promoting open and accountable management of extractive resources.
Mulbah Morlu, the chairman of the governing Coalition for Democratic Change, has called on the Presidential Investigation Team set up by President George Weah to probe the alleged disappearance of billions in newly printed banknotes to investigate the opposition Liberty Party.
Lawmakers within the House of Representatives have proposed a bill to amend the Vehicle and Traffic Law to exclude top government officials from many of its key provisions.
Charles J. L. Gibson, the chair of the Presidential Investigation Team Technical Committee set up to investigate the alleged missing billions of dollars in Liberian banknotes, says several names will soon be removed from the government’s travel restriction list.
Rep. Larry P. Younquoi has broken his silence on the case of the alleged missing billions. The lawmaker from of Nimba’s eighth district is calling for the former Central Bank governor, Milton A. Weeks, to be jailed.
With the ongoing nomination of candidates to contest in Montserrado’s 13th district by-election, the Coalition for Democratic Change has chosen John Weah to contest on its ticket for the district’s seat.
On October 4, members of the Presidential Investigation Team set up by President George Weah to probe the alleged disappearance of billions in Liberian banknotes said they would take at least six weeks to conclude their investigation.