LIBERIA: Bong Sports Association Accused

By Emmanuel Mafelah |

Despite the elimination of Bong County from this year 2018/2019 National County Sports Meet, some officials of the County Sports Association seen to be in hot water for their alleged involvement in the mismanagement of twelve (12,000) thousand United States Dollars in the county

Those accused include Bong county sports association Co chair Old Man Soko Siakor, Augustine Jallah and others for their alleged mismanagement of twelve thousand United States Dollars intended for the Bong County Sports Association.

Following continue cry from others technical team members of the Bong county Sports Association, authorities of the County have discovered that Old Man Soko Siakor and  Augustine Jallah whom they said signed for twelve thousand United States Dollars to prepare for the ongoing County sports meet.

Preliminary report has established that these alleged Executives have allegedly misused the $12k united state dollar which in their words was intended to helps prepare players of the county but that is on the contrary.

But according to Bong County Superintendent Esther Walker the alleged $12,000 USD, has been misappropriated by these alleged Executives of the County Sports association.

The Bong County chief Executive recited that Mr. Siakor and Jallah dishonestly used their signature to sign for the twelve thousand United State Dollars from the Ministry of Youth and Sports under the false impression of building the count y team.

She added that those allegedly linked to the money will have their day in court to justify the usage of the County money.

According to report, the Executives of the Bong County Sports Association signed for total amount of twelve United States from the Ministry of Youths and Sports for the County to participate in the 2019 National County Sports Meet in Liberia.

When contacted Jallah accused the Bong county Superintendent of sending him to sign for the said US $12k adding that her comment is only intended to create confusions among leaders of the county.

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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.