On Their Link To Global Witness Bribery Scandal, Traditional Council Scheduled Meeting With Speaker Tyler, Senator Sherman, President Sirleaf And The Supreme Court

Liberia Traditional Council Chairman, Chief Zanzan Karwa
Liberia Traditional Council Chairman, Chief Zanzan Karwa

The leadership of the Council has disclosed that it will shortly meet with those officials of government who are allegedly linked to the much publicized Global Witness bribery scandal.

According to the Council said those to meet including the Speaker of the House of Representatives, J. Alex Tyler, the Chairman of the ruling Unity Party and also Senator of Grand Cape Mount County, Cllr. Varney Sherman, the President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the full bench of the Supreme Court of Liberia to discuss the way forward on the Global Witness recent report on Liberia.

Speaking to reporters in Monrovia, the head of the Council, Chief Zanzan Karwa, said they have already me with some of those linked but declined to name those the Council has met.

“We want to know what is in the report, this is why we are asking to meet with all of those that are linked to this report, we love this country, especially as indigenous, we feel that this nose in and out of Liberia is not good,” Chief Karwa speaking further on the issue said.

Speaking further he noted, “This Country is for all of us, but the issue of money eating is too much, and we want to know where the money being talked comes from; whether this money is a development or money to bribe people, we want to know,” Chief Karwar stressed.

The Global Witness recently released several  names of individuals who it said received huge cash from Stable Mining to carry out its operations in Liberia.

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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.