Liberians Appeared Apprehensive On ‘Missing Billions’ As President Weah Addresses Nation Today

Capitol Building, Seat of the Liberian lawmakers where President Weah is expected to deliver his annual message

All security protocols have been put in place at all levels to regulate traffic and the movement of people, especially around the perimeter of the Capitol Building where the Liberian leader, President George Gbehkugbeh Manneh Weah is this afternoon; 4pm, to be exact is expected to deliver his second state of the nation address since his ascendency as President of Africa’s oldest Republic.

Today’s occasion will be graced by ordinary Liberians, government officials, international guests, civil society actors and representatives of foreign missions accredited near Monrovia to attentively listen to Liberia’s youngest leader on the bloc as he releases his success story during the past year (twelfth months).

Those who cannot afford to be a part of today’s gathering are doing all in their powers by to listen to the much talk about annual address of their leader, hoping that the issue of the alleged missing billions Liberian dollars and the alleged misapplied of the twenty-five million dollars made available to strengthen the Liberian economy.

Some Liberians who spoke to the GNN today, said they are looking forward to listen keenly to the Liberian leader message this afternoon, and further prayed that he will address himself to the current financial crisis. The question that flips the lips of Liberians is will he speak on the issue?

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.