The Minister for Commerce and Industry, Wilson Tarpeh has blamed the recent artificial shortage of gasoline in the country to ‘misunderstanding’ by petroleum importers regarding the collection of road funds announced by the government.
The House of Representatives has agreed to invite stakeholders involved in the printing of the alleged missing billions of Liberian dollars banknotes this Thursday, November 8, 2018.
President George Weah has presented a bill to the House of Representatives to repeal all tenure positions in the executive branch of government.
The Concerned Citizens United to Bring Our Money Back, also known as COCUBOMB, has praised the United States government for its intervention to investigate Liberia’s reported missing billions.
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.
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.
The Central Bank of Liberia has concluded, after an internal investigation, that no money went missing “as has been erroneously reported in the local media.”