Liberian Defense Ministry Erased Fears Of Mysterious Ship, Says It Was Drifted From Sierra Leonean Waters

tamayaThe Liberian Ministry of National Defense has finally clarified that the reported ‘Mysterious’ ship (TAMAY 1) discovering on Liberian waters in Grand Cape Mount County, western Liberia was drifted from the Sierra Leonean waters and was not brought into the Country by unknown persons as was being speculated in Liberia.

Speakin on a local radio station in Monrovia today, May 12, 2016, the Assistant Minister for Public Affairs at the Ministry of National Defense, Mr. David Dahn called on Liberians and foreign residents not  to panic about the presence of the ship in question, noting, that investigation conducted by his Ministry observed that it has no security threats.

Despite this clarification by the Defense Ministry officials, Liberians are still expressing fears that this particular spot in Robertsport, Grand Cape Mount County where the mysterious ship was discovered is noted as a notorious area for drugs smugglers.

A resident from Cape Mount County whose name has been conceived for  security reason and just arrived in Monrovia told our reporter in an exclusive interview that this particular area where the ship was docked is noted as a spot for the entry of illegal foreigners into the country and is also noted for drugs smugglers.

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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.