Grand Bassa’s Sen. Jonathan Kaipay has asked the Senate to invite Finance Minister Samuel Tweah and the director-general of the Civil Service Agency, Laurine Wede, to explain what he says is a huge salary disparity among government employees.
On Thursday, January 18, the House of Representatives voted to investigate several lawmakers accused of bringing the body to disrepute by accusing its leaders of malpractices in public.
Montserrado’s 10th district lawmaker, Yekeh Kolubah, has admitted his involvement in an attempt to remove of the speaker of the House of Representatives, Bhofal Chambers.
The Liberian Senate has taken note of President George Weah’s frequent disrespect for the constitution which is the supreme law of the land, with the latest being the appointment and subsequent commissioning of George Pattern as Ambassador to the U.S. without the Senate’s confirmation.
House Speaker Bhofal Chambers has constituted a 16-member specialized committee to visit concession companies across the country and determine whether those institutions are abiding by ratified agreements signed between them and the government.
Members of the 54th National Legislature resumed active duty on Monday, January 14 for the second legislative session, in line with their constitutional requirement.
Protesters on early Tuesday gathered before the offices of the Guaranteed Trust Bank on 13th street in Sinkor to demand justice for Edward Freeman, a staff member of the bank who was allegedly assaulted by the bank’s Managing Director, Ayodeji Bejde in last August.
After the House of Representatives passed a bill to repeal tenured positions in the executive branch, the Center for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia has issued a strong call for the government to stop undermining the fight against corruption.