FBI Delivers Diplomatic Passport Seize From Bassirou Kante To Liberian Gov’t

Liberia’s Minister of Information, Ledgerhood Julius Rennie.

The Government of Liberia says it has received copy of the actual diplomatic passport which was seized by the FBI during search operation on the premises of Businessman Sheik Bassirou Kante.

Making the disclosure on Thursday, Information Minister Ledgerhood Rennie said the process followed a request assistance from the United States government through the U.S. embassy in consultation with the federal Bureau of investigation.

He expressed the Liberian government deep appreciation for the collaboration, coordination and support of the government of the United States in the ongoing passport saga.

The Information Minister noted that in a long term to implement decisive security enhancement regarding passport in Liberia, experts in passport operations, forgery and document security from the US are expected to arrive in Liberia at the end of June.

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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.

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