President George Weah has ordered the General Auditing Commission to conduct an investigative audit into how the US$25 million approved to be infused into the economy to mop excess Liberians dollars as a means to stabilize US-Liberian dollars exchange rate was expended.
The Central Bank of Liberia has reacted to the report submitted by the Presidential Investigation Team on the US$25 million mop-up exercise, which was carried out by the Technical Economic Management Team through the Central Bank.
The Liberia National Police says it is investigating the death of Matthew Innis, the Deputy Director for Micro Finance in the Regulation and Supervision Department at the Central Bank of Liberia or CBL.
The Liberia National Police has confirmed the arrest of the former executive governor of the Central Bank of Liberia, Milton Weeks, along with Deputy Governor Charles Sirleaf, and the director for banking at the Central Bank, Dorbor Hagba.
Bong’s third district representative, Marvin Cole, has described claims that he is conspiring with Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor to overthrow the government of President George Weah as “false and malicious.”
As opposition leader Alexander Cummings of the Alternative National Congress tried to point out, “leaders should eat last,” not “steal last” as had been twisted by government spin doctors and propagandist. Rather, he meant that leaders should serve their people first, and take care of their own needs last.
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.
James Dorbor Jallah, who recently served as the executive director of the Public Procurement and Concessions Commission before being removed from the position, says his “options are open at the moment.”