As Liberia Battles Out On How Its Crucial Electoral Problem Could Be resolved, NEC Vehicles Are Been Misused

One of NEC’s official vehicles being misused

Liberians on social media platform, Face Book are expressing frustration over the misused of public facilities making reference of how vehicles given to the National Elections Commission (NEC) for electoral activities are being misused by those who these vehicles are assigned.

Few days ago, the social media platform, the Face Book was greeted with the NEC vehicle being photographed for been handled as commercial transport vehicle; taken bags of coal from one village to another instead of taken ballot boxes or ballots papers from one village to another in preparation of the December 26 runoff election.

Some concerned Liberians including Cllr. Jerome J Verdier Sr., on his face book wall said, “We have lost pride, Honor and dignity in working for the public interest; using an assigned National Elections Commission (NEC) vehicle to trade.”

For John Nimly Brownell, “Liberia abuse of public properties are beyond description, this is just one, but I can safely say that this rampant abuse cuts across every sector in this government.” For his part, Horatio Walters

Horatio Walters asked, “What was the purpose of the so called revolution that brought the forest in to the city? This answer is for them to destroy the love of liberty, in the end they will kill each other, save your breath to see when the end comes. Every dog has his day.”

Concluding another Face Bokkers, Eddie Mallay said, “This is how all government vehicles in Liberia are used. There’s no exception.”

Some Liberians who spoke to the GNN-Liberia regarding this situation condemned this act of the part of those Liberians who find pleasure of destroying public properties like what is now been done by the NEC employees who have resolved to misuse properties of government purchased by taxpayers’ money.

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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.