Diaspora Liberians Welcome US Sanctions
Since the latest sanctioned imposed by the United States Government on key players of President George Weah-led Government there has been difference views by Liberians at home and abroad on the matter.
The latest view comes from two diaspora Liberians, John T. Flomo and Victor Bishop Barbour providing justifiable reasons on the ongoing sanctions senior Liberian government officials in Liberia.
Flomo stated that the United States Government sanctioned is necessary but belated in his mind.
According to him, those outgoing alleged corrupt officials should have been sanctioned long time ago, but not at the end of their administration.
He said the earlier action on the part of the US government would have safe more resources for Liberia. Flomo believes that these corrupt government officials stole enough and left nothing.
He noted that the Sanctions will serve as deterrence for the CDC-government officials. For his part, Victor Bishop Barbour stated that the US government Sanctions should be welcoming by every Liberians at home and abroad.
Because according to him, the sanctions is not against Liberians but those who have been accused of corruption by damaging the governmental system of the country.
Barbour noted that one of those government official told Liberians before that he has the power to protect his government with his sweat and his blood.
According to him, the outgoing government officials were novices in discharge of their official duties.
He said power is not good for novices. Barbour further noted that Liberia deserves responsible and mature individuals to handle government issues.
Barbour said that he sees Liberia shining again under Ambassador Joseph Boakai administration.