In Global Witness’ Report: “Big Boy One, Big Boy Two” Still At Large, As Task-Force Makes Progress Abroad

Cllr. J. Fornati Koffa, Chairman of the Presidential Task-Force
Cllr. J. Fornati Koffa, Chairman of the Presidential Task-Force

The Special Presidential Task-Force investigating the Stable Mining bribery scandal exposed by the environmental watch, the Global Witness linking high profile individuals in and out of the Liberian Government where ‘Big Boy One and Big Boy Two” were named in the report as major players, the Task-Force says it is making progress to release the names of those mentioned in this tagged names.

Addressing the Ministry of Information regular press conference in Monrovia today, July 5, 2016, the Minister of States without Portfolio and Chairman of the Special Presidential Task-Force investigating the Stable Mining bribery scandal, Cllr. Jonathan Fonati Koffa said his team comprised of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) and the Ministry of Justice is doing very well to bring to justice those linked to the bribery scandal and are out of Liberia.

He disclosed that the team has gone 85% in its investigation to bring to the public those described in the Global Witness report as “Big Boy One and Big Boy Two”, noting that it is at this moment premature to disclose the names of those bearing these titles in the report.

He lauded the efforts of those helping in the process to bring to book those additional individuals linked in the report, but receded not to disclose the most recent named individuals caught during their month long probe.

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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.