LIBERIA: As Senate Threatens Senator Dillon With Suspension, House Takes On Rep Sloh In US$ 17K Bribery

Representative J. Nagbe Sloh of Sinoe County

As members of the Liberian Senate zigzagging their colleague, Senator Abraham Darius Dillon for his recent statement made to the media that members of the Liberian Senate are ‘Spineless, Useless and Rotten’, another member of that august body, this time a member of the House of Representatives from Sinoe County Electoral District # 2, Nagbe Sloh has been ordered probed for allegedly accusing his colleagues of accepting bribes.

According to report, a 7-man committee has been setup by House Speaker Bhofal Chambers to investigate the Sinoe County lawmaker. The leadership of the House took the decision following a complained from two of its Lawmakers from Grand Bassa County during an Executive Session.

Representatives Thomas Goshua and Vicente Willie complained their colleagues to the Plenary for an immediate investigation; the two Lawmakers indicated that Rep. Sloh on a local radio accused members of the House of Representatives of receiving the amount of US$ 17,000.00 or seventeen thousand United States dollars each to pass the recast budget on a local radio in Monrovia.

Our source disclosed that Lawmakers including Representative Edwin M. Snowe are amongst the seven members committee that is expected to probe the Sinoe county Lawmaker and subsequently report to Plenary next Tuesday.

The report of a planned investigation come hours when the House of Senate is expected o begin formal proceedings into accusation by Montserrado County Senator Darius Dillon, of members of,the Senate taking bribe to passed the recent controversial recast National budget which remains a debate across Liberia.

As the ties turn, all eyes are set for today’s proceedings by the House of Senate to either suspend or Expelled, controversial Montserrado county Senator Abraham Darius Dillon.

Detail will follow in our subsequent posting

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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.