President George Weah has reinstated the superintendent of Bong, Esther Walker, following more than four months of suspension.
Esther Walker has been suspended indefinitely as superintendent of Bong over a leaked audio recording that went viral on social media over the weekend.
A Bush Chicken investigation has found that US$4,000 provided by MNG Gold Liberia as contribution towards the renovation of the superintendent’s residence in Gbarnga was instead used by Bong’s Superintendent Esther Walker on a trip Accra, Ghana.
Gbarnga residents have raised concerns about what they say is substandard work being done to pave the Gbarnga Broad Street.
Several persons have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the looting and vandalizing of MNG Gold’s facilities in Sayewheh Town, Boisen District.
Cuttington University’s president, Herman Browne, has promised a new charter in administering the affairs of the university, where the faculty and students will be part of decision making processes. He made the statements during a reinstatement ceremony on August 31.
USAID has donated US$26,900 worth of materials to help raise awareness about the use of County Social Development Funds in Bong.
The Bong County Bar Association’s president, George Sagbeh, has criticized leaders of the county for their “failure” to complete major development projects.