Presidential Axe Falls On LISGIS’ Officials, Wilmot Smith And Alex Williams Sacked

L/R: Wilmot Smith and Alex M. WilliamsParis, France – The President of the Republic, Dr. George Manneh Weah, has sacked with immediate effect the Acting Director General of the Liberia Institute for Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS), Wilmot Smith, and the Deputy Director General for Statistics and Data Processing, Alex M. Williams.

The decision, the Liberian Leader said, is based on administrative reasons.

Both men are ordered to turn over all properties belonging to the institution in their possession.

Meanwhile, President Weah has designated the LISGIS Deputy Director General for Administration, Lawrence George, to act as Director General while Prof. Francis Wreh is on a leave of absence.

The President urges all those holding positions of public trust to act with diligence and seriousness in the discharge of their duties.

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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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