LIBERIA: Senator Dillon Publishes Assets -Breaks Asset Confidentiality Records

Senator Abraham Darius Dillon

The Newly elected Montserrado County Senator Abraham Darius Dillon has broken the taboo of asset confidentiality that have constitute one of the cores of the Code of Conduct statute requiring of Public Officials to declare their assets upon assumption of public offices, declared and published his assets at the value of US$76,000 “ASSETS & LIABILITIES”.

Dillon, by public records in the CDC-led government, is the first Liberian elected official ever, to declare assets publicly backed by publication of the declaration, which the Senator wrote on hisa Facebook Page is in fulfilment of his campaign promise that he will ensure transparency, accountability, and the vow made that he will uphold the spirit of openness.

Senator Dillon  indicated that he has published his assets as promised on his first day in office in keeping with his campaign promise, reaffirms his commitment to good governance throughout his leadership, using transparency and accountable as the roadmaps for the adequate representation of the people of Montserrado County.

The Montserrado County Senator maintains that open assets declaration contributes to public trust in  leadership, and called on his fellow legislative colleagues to follow this genuine approach by openly declaring their assets and publishing same as well.

In his Asset declaration form dated of August 12, 2019, , Senator Dillon said he was born on May 30, 1969;  and noted that he has two banking accounts in Liberian and US dollar currencies respectively with the United Bank of Africa (UBA).

In Account #53030600016202 at the UBA, Dillon said he has 20,000 Liberian dollars while he has three United States dollars, fifty cents (US3.50) in his UBA Account #53030600015618.

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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.