Ahead of the mass protest expected to take place tomorrow in Monrovia, President George Weah has ordered that all government ministries and agencies must remain open and functional.
A special investigative panel set up by the Liberian Advisory Board of More Than Me has released its report, confirming allegations of wanton sexual abuse of underage girls at the organization’s academy in Monrovia.
After the government announced the immediate re-opening of the rape case involving ten underage girls at More Than Me Academy in 2014, the organization has expressed commitment to support the investigation.
Protestors marched through the streets of Monrovia on Thursday to demand justice for the victims of rape and abuse at the More Than Me Academy. The protest was largely led by women’s groups including the Liberian Feminist Forum.
Last Wednesday, the acting minister of education, Latim Dathong, announced that the Partnership Schools for Liberia program has been renamed and restructured into the Liberia Educational Advancement Program to increase collaboration and accountability.
Education Minister Ansu Sonii has ordered about 28 teachers dismissed during the September 2016 student protests in Margibi to be reinstated.
Liberia’s education system is expected to experience another reform, as the new minister of education has announced his plans for the sector.
As I now hand the baton to my successor, Prof. Ansu D. Sonii, I am confident that the Ministry and our education system are in good hands.