Several lawmakers within the House of Representatives are threatening to remove House Speaker Bhofal Chambers and Deputy Speaker Prince Moye for refusing to reduce their salary and benefits.
Four lawmakers at the House of Representatives have called for an immediate freeze on the implementation of the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning’s planned salary harmonization.
Amid a call from citizens for the terms of elected officials to be reduced, River Gee’s third district lawmaker, Francis Dopoh, says he opposes recommendations to reduce tenures for public officials.
River Gee’s second district representative, Francis Dopoh, has written to ask the House of Representatives for allotment to be made for community radio stations in the 2019 national budget.
The speaker of the 54th National Legislature, Bhofal Chambers, and members of the Coalition for Democratic Change serving in the Legislature failed to attend the funeral of the fallen representative from Montserrado’s fifteenth district.
The Liberia Revenue Authority has temporarily shut down the Australian Exploration Drilling Company and Executive Security Consultancy Inc. for over US$57 million in tax evasion.